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Yasumasa Hane

Yasumasa Hane
Full name Yasumasa Hane
Kanji 羽根泰正
Born June 25, 1944
Mie, Japan
Rank 9 dan
Affiliation Nihon Ki-in, Nagoya branch

Yasumasa Hane (羽根 泰正 Hane Yasumasa, born June 25, 1944) is a professional Go player.

Hane was one of the best players in the Nagoya branch of the Nihon Ki-in during his peak. He is probably better known for being the father of the former Kisei holder, Naoki Hane. He was also known as a major contributor in the development of Chinese fuseki. He was taught Go by Shimamura Toshihiro, and currently teaches his son, Naoki, along with Asano Yasuko and Kaori Aoba.

Titles & runners-up

Title Years Held
Current 5
Oza 1990
Okan 1972, 1978, 1983, 1992
Title Years Lost
Current 12
Oza 1989, 1991
Okan 1974, 1975, 1979, 1982, 1984, 1986, 1990, 1991, 1993, 1995
Defunct 1
Shin-Ei 1973
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