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Toshiro Yamabe

Toshiro Yamabe
Full name Toshiro Yamabe
Kanji 山部俊郎
Born July 31, 1926
Tokyo, Japan
Teacher Mukai Kazuo
Rank 9 dan

Toshiro Yamabe (山部俊郎 Yamabe Toshiro, July 31, 1926 - February 5, 2000) was a professional Go player.

Biography

Toshiro was a student of Mukai Kazuo from 1941. He became shodan professional at the Nihon Ki-in in 1941, and reached 9 dan in 1969. He was known for his early resignations of games, sometimes claiming that he refused to play on because of his opponents mistake.

Promotion record

Rank Year Notes
1 dan 1941
2 dan 1942
3 dan 1943
4 dan 1945
5 dan 1949
6 dan 1951
7 dan 1954
8 dan 1957
9 dan 1969

Titles & runners-up

Title Years Lost
Honinbo 1965
Tengen 1980
Oza 1959
Hayago Championship 1977, 1981
Igo Senshuken 1965
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