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Cho Chikun

Cho Chihun 25th Honinbo Honorary Meijin (born June 20, 1956 in Busan, South Korea) is a professional Go player. His total title tally of 71 titles is the most in the history of the Japanese Nihon Ki-in. Cho is the only player to hold the top three titles—Kisei, Meijin, and Honinbo—simultaneously which he did for 3 years in a row. Cho has also won all of the "Top 7" titles in Japan, the first one to do so in history; Kisei, Meijin, Honinbo, Judan, Tengen, Oza, and Gosei. Cho U would later do it by winning the Kisei in 2011.

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15th Kisei - Tournament
1 Kanda Ei 0 Kubo Katsuaki 0 Kato Masao 1 Hane Yasumasa 0 Kato Masao (Oza) 1 Kato Masao 1 Cho Chikun 0 Yoda Norimoto 0 Rin Kaiho (Tengen) 1 Rin Kaiho 0 Cho Chikun 1 Cho ...
Yuta Iyama - Biography
... At the time, Iyama was the fourth youngest professional behind Cho Chikun, Utaro Hashimoto and Satoshi Yuki ... Iyama won the first major game of his career when he defeated Cho U by resignation in the 20th Agon Cup ... The previous holder of the record was Cho Chikun, who won the Shin-Ei, a tournament open to young players only, at 17 years ...
Judan (Go) - Past Winners and Runners-up
... Hashimoto 1980 Hideo Otake 3–2 Masao Kato 1981 Hideo Otake 3–0 Shoji Hashimoto 1982 Cho Chikun 3–1 Hideo Otake 1983 Masao Kato 3–2 Cho Chikun 1984 Koichi Kobayashi 3–2 Masao Kato 1985 Koichi Kobayashi 3 ...
14th Kisei - Tournament
1 Hideo Otake 0 - 0 Hideo Otake 1 Masao Kato 0 Masao Kato Oza 1 Kunio Kamimaura 0 Hideo Otake 2 Cho Chikun 0 Toshiya Imamura 0 Yoshio Ishida 1 Yoshio Ishida 0 Masaki ...