Kikuyo Aoki

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Kikuyo Aoki
Full nameKikuyo Aoki
Kanji青木 喜久代
Born (1968-05-24) May 24, 1968 (age 50)
Tokyo, Japan
ResidenceTokyo, Japan
TeacherYasuro Kikuchi
Turned pro1986
Rank8 dan
AffiliationNihon Ki-in

Kikuyo Aoki (青木 喜久代, Aoki Kikuyo, born May 24, 1968) is an 8-dan[1] professional Go player.[2]

Biography[edit]

Kikuyo joined the Nihon Ki-in in 1981.[3] She is the sister of Shinichi Aoki, who is a 9 dan professional at the Nihon Ki-in. Kikuyo has won 10 major titles.[4]

Promotion Record[edit]

Rank Year Notes
1 dan 1986
2 dan 1987
3 dan 1989
4 dan 1992
5 dan 1993
6 dan 1995
7 dan 1997
8 dan 2000
9 dan

Titles[edit]

Title Years Held
Current 11
Japan Women's Meijin 1990, 1999, 2000, 2002, 2006
Japan Women's Kakusei 1991, 1992, 1994, 2000
Japan Women's Saikyo 2001
Japan Women's Kisei 2012

See also[edit]

References[edit]

  1. ^ "Aoki Kikuyo's games record". Fuseki Info. Retrieved 20 December 2010.
  2. ^ "Aoki Kikuyo at Sensei's Library".
  3. ^ "Aoki Kikuyo's profile". GoBase.org. Retrieved 20 December 2010.
  4. ^ "Aoki Kikuyo's profile". Nihon Ki-in. Retrieved 20 December 2010.