Thursday, May 27, 2010

Ishida Yoshio Hit 1000th Victories

Ishida Yoshio the 24th Honorary Honinbo hit a milestone in his career with the mark of his 1000th victories.

His 1000th victories came from the 59th Oza preliminary C. His opponent was Sano Hiroaki (9 dan). Ishida won the game by 0.5 point.

Ishida Yoshio (right)

Ishida Yoshio is the 11th person to hit 1000th victories.


Anonymous said...

I read he has 1000 win.

Biondy said...

indeed. I mistakenly translate the news at Nihon Kiin's page.

thank you for pointing out my mistakes :)