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The 67th Honinbo title match

Yamashita Keigo Honinbo
©Mainichi Newspaper Co., Ltd

The 67th Honinbo title is broadcast live on Pandanet-IGS, starting on Tuesday, May 15th. To watch the games you can, e.g., use the GoPanda client.

Defending champion is Yamashita Keigo Honinbo (also known as Yamashita Dowa Honinbo while he is holding the title). The challenger is Iyama Yuta Tengen. The match is best of seven games, so four wins are required to secure the title.

The Honinbo tournament is organized by Mainichi Newspaper Co., Ltd..

  • The first game : May 15th (Tue) and 16th (Wed)
    Iyama Yuta won, B+Resign
  • The second game: May 28th (Mon) and 29th (Tue)
    Iyama Yuta won, W+5.5
  • The third game: June 5th (Tue) and 6th (Wed)
    Yamashita Keigo won, W+Resign
  • The fourth game: June 18th (Mon) and 19th (Tue)
    Yamashita Keigo won, B+Resign
  • The fifth game: June 24th (Sun) and 25th (Mon)
    Iyama Yuta won, B+Resign
  • The sixth game: July 9th (Mon) and 10th (Tue)
    Yamashita Keigo won, B+Resign
  • The seventh game: July 18th (Wed) and 19th (Thu)
    Iyama Yuta won, W+7.5

Iyama Yuta is the new Honinbo!

All rounds starts at 09:00 (Japan Time), i.e., 02:00 CEST. The time limit is eight hours each.

Cornel Burzo will be commenting the games live, both on Pandanet and on twitter.

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