Tatsuaki Iwata

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Tatsuaki Iwata
Full name Tatsuaki Iwata
Kanji 岩田達明
Born (1926-01-02) January 2, 1926 (age 88)
Nagoya, Japan
Residence Japan Nagoya, Japan
Teacher Kitani Minoru
Turned pro 1943
Rank 9 dan
Affiliation Nihon Ki-in

Tatsuaki Iwata (岩田達明 Iwata Tatsuaki?, born January 2, 1926),[1] also known as Masao Iwata is a professional Go player.[2]

Biography[edit]

Iwata is a 9-dan Go professional from the Nagoya branch of the Nihon Ki-in. He won his 800th professional game in 2004.[3]

Promotion record[edit]

Rank
Year
Notes
1 dan 1943
2 dan
3 dan
4 dan
5 dan
6 dan
7 dan
8 dan
9 dan 1964

Titles & runners-up[edit]

Title Years Held
Current 6
Japan Okan 1967, 1969, 1970, 1976, 1979, 1980
Title Years Lost
Current 6
Japan Okan 1965, 1972, 1977, 1981, 1985, 1989

See also[edit]

References[edit]

  1. ^ "Iwata Tatsuaki". Nihon Ki-in. Retrieved 20 December 2010. 
  2. ^ Jan, van der Steen. "Iwata Tatsuaki". GoBase. Retrieved 18 December 2010. 
  3. ^ "Player's record at Fuseki.Info". Retrieved 18 December 2010.