Pandanet IGS Pandanet

The 72nd Honinbo title

The 72nd Honinbo title is broadcast live on GoPanda2 client.

Champion is Iyama Yuta Honinbo. The challenger is Motoki Katsuya 8p. 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 9th (Tue) and 10th (Wed). Iyama Yuta won, B+Resign
  • The second game: May 23rd (Tue) and 24th (Wed). Iyama Yuta won, W+Resign
  • The third game: June 8th (Thu) and 9th (Fri). Iyama Yuta won, B+Resign
  • The fourth game: June 15th (Thu) and 16th (Fri). Iyama Yuta won, W+Resign
  • The fifth game: June 28th (Wed) and 29th (Thu).
  • The sixth game: July 5th (Wed) and 6th (Thu).
  • The seventh game: July 11th (Tue) and 12th (Wed).

Iyama Yuta kept the Honinbo title!
All rounds starts at 09:00 (Japan Time), i.e., 02:00 CEST. The time limit is eight hours each.

Current Events

Pandanet in a Nutshell

Getting an account


Pandanet client


Android/iOS client

Pandanet (Go) Android

Pandanet (Go) iOS

Manage your account

Recover password

Change your e-mail

Terms of Service

View your games

Net Social Plaza

Rating graph

Tumego app

The King of Tsumego: Panda Sensei

Learn how to play

Introduction to Go