|Full name||Hon'inbō Shūgen|
|Died||September 1917 (aged 62–63)|
While not an outstanding exponent of the game by the standards set earlier in the 19th century, Shugen twice took over Honinbo leadership, essentially as a stopgap leader. On the first occasion, the go world was coping with the declining interest in the game produced by the Meiji Restoration.
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