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tournament name Kisei Title
sponsor The Yomiuri Newspaper , The Nihon Ki-in , The Kansai Ki-in
support  -
special assistance  -
assistance  -
special cooperation  -
cooperation  -
winner's prize 42,000,000 (Japanese yen)
title match, play-off best-of-seven title match
tournament system Winners of A and B Leagues (each six players) meet in a play-off to decide the challenger.
time allowance Title match: 8 hours per player. League: 5 hours per player.
byo-yomi Title match: 10 minutes before end of time allowance; league: 5 minutes before.
komi 6.5
qualification for participation All professionals.
rules for retaining places and seeds Retaining places: top four players in each league.
year of founding 1976


Term Year Winner Wins and Losses Opponent Komi
38 2014 Iyama Yuta 4-2 Yamashita Keigo 6.5
37 2013 Iyama Yuta 4-2 Cho U 6.5
36 2012 Cho U 4-3 Takao Shinji 6.5
35 2011 Cho U 4-2 Iyama Yuta 6.5
34 2010 Cho U 4-1 Yamashita Keigo 6.5
33 2009 Yamashita Keigo 4-2 Yoda Norimoto 6.5
32 2008 Yamashita Keigo 4-3 Cho Chikun 6.5
31 2007 Yamashita Keigo 4-0 Kobayashi Satoru 6.5
30 2006 Yamashita Keigo 4-0 Hane Naoki 6.5
29 2005 Hane Naoki 4-3 Yuki Satoshi 6.5
28 2004 Hane Naoki 4-3 Yamashita Keigo 6.5
27 2003 Yamashita Keigo 4-1 O Rissei 5.5
26 2002 O Rissei 4-2 Ryu Shikun 5.5
25 2001 O Rissei 4-2 Cho Sonjin 5.5
24 2000 O Rissei 4-2 Cho Chikun 5.5
23 1999 Cho Chikun 4-2 Kobayashi Koichi 5.5
22 1998 Cho Chikun 4-2 Yoda Norimoto 5.5
21 1997 Cho Chikun 4-1 Kobayashi Satoru 5.5
20 1996 Cho Chikun 4-3 Kobayashi Satoru 5.5
19 1995 Kobayashi Satoru 4-2 Cho Chikun 5.5
18 1994 Cho Chikun 4-2 Kobayashi Koichi 5.5
17 1993 Kobayashi Koichi 4-3 Kato Masao 5.5
16 1992 Kobayashi Koichi 4-3 Yamashiro Hiroshi 5.5
15 1991 Kobayashi Koichi 4-3 Kato Masao 5.5
14 1990 Kobayashi Koichi 4-1 Otake Hideo 5.5
13 1989 Kobayashi Koichi 4-1 Takemiya Masaki 5.5
12 1988 Kobayashi Koichi 4-1 Kato Masao 5.5
11 1987 Kobayashi Koichi 4-1 Takemiya Masaki 5.5
10 1986 Kobayashi Koichi 4-2 Cho Chikun 5.5
9 1985 Cho Chikun 4-3 Takemiya Masaki 5.5
8 1984 Cho Chikun 4-2 Rin Kaiho 5.5
7 1983 Cho Chikun 4-3 Fujisawa Hideyuki 5.5
6 1982 Fujisawa Hideyuki 4-3 Rin Kaiho 5.5
5 1981 Fujisawa Hideyuki 4-0 Otake Hideo 5.5
4 1980 Fujisawa Hideyuki 4-1 Rin Kaiho 5.5
3 1979 Fujisawa Hideyuki 4-1 Ishida Yosio 5.5
2 1978 Fujisawa Hideyuki 4-3 Kato Masao 5.5
1 1977 Fujisawa Hideyuki 4-1 Hashimoto Utaro 5.5