Thursday, October 29, 2009

Xie Yimin Defended Her Female Honinbo

Successfully defended her Female Meijin title this year from veteran Chinen Kaori, Xie Yimin repeated her success by defending another title she owned, Female Honinbo.

Winning the second and the third game, Xie scored another victory in October 28 and defended her title from the challenger, Aoki Kikuyo, with 3-1 score.

Xie won the game by resignation after killing Aoki's group in the left.

Xie Yimin Female Honinbo, Female Meijin

This is the second time Xie defended her title. Last year she defended it from Suzuki Ayumi, also by the same condition, where she lost the first game, but won the next three games.