“The 27th Shizuoka Women’s Go Tournament” (sponsored by the Maku Seikai), which decides the strongest amateur Go game among women in the prefecture, was held at Shizuoka Prefecture Gender Equality Center “Azarea” on 17th . 55 people are attended in the tournamen.
There are 6 people join in the class 4 dan above. The winner is Ms. Aoike Koharu from Hamamatsu city. And the 2nd place is Ms. Katsumi Nozaki.
Alisa Kunapinun from Jowa gorakukan (Numazu) also join in the class 4 dan above.
On 2017 June 18th, there is an amateur GO tournament in Aoi city, Shizuoka, named the 63th Japan Honinbo Amateur Championship (Sponsored by Mainichi shimbun, Japan soccor association, Kansai Gakuin, and Special Sponsored by Aflac, Starz Group, Hisao Taki). The tournament had organized to find the best person of GO in Shizuoka prefecture.
There are 32 people participate in the competition. Same as the last year, The last match is the fight between GO instructor, Mr. Sato Koya (24) from Numazu city and Mr. Hiyoshi Yūshi (46) from Shizuoka city. The final winner is Mr. Sato.
The 3rd rank is Physician, Mr. Misawa Kentaro (51) from Hamamatsu city who beat against 4th year student from Dōshisha University, Mr.Suzuki Keto (23) from Iwashi city
Mr. Sato will participate in the national competition held at the Nihon Kiin (Tokyo / Ichigaya) on August 19 and 20.Mr. Sato who is the second consecutive year winner and get the 4th times winner. He had the second place of Japan national competition in year 2013 said“Today in the final round, I was mistake in the start of middle game. I prepared to lose, but I was luckily in end game. I will fight carefully in the national competition and I will aim for the victory.” 【Watanabe report】
In 13th November 2016, There is a game between Sato koya Shizuoka Amateur Champion and Iyama Yuta 9 dan Professional player with 6 titles. In this game, Iyama yuta has won by resigned in move 153.
The game started with 2 stones handicap, 50 minutes for each player and 30 seconds byoyomi.
Mr. Sato, who got the challenges to Iyama Yuta for the 4th times, had started with aggressive and showed a good start. After Mr.Sato’s mistake, Iyama yuta had counter attack back and brought it to the advantageous development.
Iyama Yuta said “It turned out to be an interesting development with thrilling”
Mr. Sato, who aimed at victory for the first time in the first year of all four year said “The early stage advanced according to expectations, but I was not strong enough to be a winner.”
The commentation was also conducted by Seto Taiki pro 8 dan and Hiraoka Yuriko Amateur 6 dan.