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Naoki Hane

Naoki Hane
Full name Naoki Hane
Kanji 羽根直樹
Kana ハネナオキ
Born August 14, 1976
Mie, Japan
Teacher Yasumasa Hane
Turned pro 1991
Rank 9 dan
Affiliation Nihon Ki-in, Chubu branch

Naoki Hane (羽根 直樹 Hane Naoki, born 14 August 1976) is a professional Japanese 9 dan Go player currently affiliated with the Nihon Ki-in. He is both the son and student of Yasumasa Hane 9 dan.

Titles and runners-up

Ranks 13th in total amount of titles won in Japan.

Domestic
Title Wins Runners-up
Kisei 2 (2004, 2005) 1 (2006)
Honinbo 2 (2008, 2009) 2 (2010, 2011)
Tengen 3 (2001-2003) 1 (2004)
Oza 1 (2011)
Gosei 1 (2011)
Agon Cup 2 (2004, 2009) 1 (2006)
Ryusei 1 (2003)
NHK Cup 1 (2006) 2 (2002, 2012)
Shinjin-O 2 (1999, 2000)
NEC Cup 1 (2009) 1 (2010)
Okan 8 (1999, 2002-2004,
2007-2009, 2011)
3 (2000, 2005, 2010)
Kakusei 1 (2003)
NEC Shun-Ei 1 (2000)
Shin-Ei 1 (1996)
Total 21 17
Continental
China-Japan Tengen 1 (2002)
China-Japan Agon Cup 2 (2004, 2009)
Total 1 2
International
Chunlan Cup 1 (2003)
Total 0 1
Career total
Total 22 20

Promotion record

Rank Year Notes
1 dan 1991
2 dan 1991
3 dan 1992
4 dan 1992
5 dan 1994
6 dan 1996
7 dan 1998
8 dan 2000
9 dan 2002 Reached 9 dan in 11 years and 3 months, a Nihon Ki-in record for second fastest promotion.

 

Awards

 

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