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Shoji Hashimoto

Shoji Hashimoto
Full name Shoji Hashimoto
Kanji 橋本昌二
Born April 18, 1935
Hyōgo, Japan
Teacher Kunisaburo Hashimoto
Rank 9 dan
Affiliation Kansai Ki-in

Shoji Hashimoto (橋本 昌二 Hashimoto Shōji, April 18, 1935 - December 2, 2009 ) was a professional Go player.

Biography

Hashimoto turned pro in 1947 when he was just 12. It would take him only 11 years to reach 9p. He learned Go from his father Hashimoto Kunisaburō and his disciples include Takahara Shūji, Moriyama Naoki, Oda Hiromitsu, Okahashi Hirotada, and Hayashi Kōzō. He is a part of the Kansai Ki-in.

Titles & runners-up

Title Years Won
Judan 1974
Oza 1959, 1981
NHK Cup 1980, 1985
Hayago Championship 1974
Kansai Ki-in Championship 1967-1969, 1970-1974, 1978, 1979, 1988, 1990
Title Years Lost
Judan 1975, 1979, 1981
Oza 1967, 1982
NHK Cup 1968, 1973
Kakusei 1982, 1989
Hayago Championship 1973
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