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Hiroshi Yamashiro

Hiroshi Yamashiro
Full name Hiroshi Yamashiro
Kanji 山城宏
Born August 12, 1958
Yamaguchi, Japan
Teacher Toshihiro Shimamura
Turned pro 1972
Rank 9 dan
Affiliation Nihon Ki-in

Hiroshi Yamashiro (山城宏 Yamashiro Hiroshi, born August 12, 1958) is a professional Go player.

Biography

Yamashiro grew up with Go, as he became a professional in 1972. He would eventually join the Nagoya branch of the Nihon Ki-in. He has challenged for many of Japan's biggest titles, but he has not won any of them. He became a 9 dan in 1985, after winning the Okan. Unfortunately, he has not had the chance to win anything but the Okan.

Titles and runners-up

Domestic
Title Wins Runners-up
Kisei 1 (1992)
Honinbo 3 (1986, 1987, 1993)
Tengen 1 (1992)
Oza 1 (1984)
Shinjin-O 1 (1979)
Okan 16 (1977, 1981, 1982, 1984-1987, 1992-1996, 2000, 2001, 2005, 2010) 11 (1978, 1983, 1988, 1997, 1998, 2002, 2004, 2006, 2008, 2009, 2011)
Total 16 18
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