Yukari Yoshihara

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Yukari Yoshihara
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ThriftPerfaisional Go player

Yukari Yoshihara (吉原由香里[1]) is a Japanese perfaisional Go player at Nihon Ki-in syne 1996.[2][3]

Records[eedit | eedit soorce]

Year Notes[2][3]
1985 8t place in the Aw Japan Weemen Amateur Championship.[4]
1993 3rd place at the Aw Japan Varsity Go toornament.
1994 Victory at the Aw Japan Amateur Honinbo (本因坊) Tokyo toornament (First female player tae obtain this status). She an aw won at the International Amateur Pair Go Championship.
1995 3rd place in the Aw Japan Weemen Amateur Championship.[4] In the same year, she obtainit perfaisional status.
1996 Graduated frae Keio Varsity.
1996, 1998, 2001-2004, 2015 & 2019 Televeesion personality at NHK Go programs at the NHK Educational TV.
2002 Finalist at the Weemen's Champion Title (女流最強位)
2004 Obtainit 200 career wins. She wis an aw awardit frae the Televeesion Go Program Manufacturing Assembly (テレビ囲碁番組制作者会賞)[5]
2004 & 2007 Receivit the Jurnalist Club Awaird[5]
2005 Servit as the director o the International Go Federation
2007-2009 Obtainit the Weemen's Buird Master (女流棋聖). At the title match in 2008, she defeatit Chiaki Mukai.
2010 Victory at the Professional Pair Go Championship & Finalist at the Weemen's Honinbo (女流本因坊) challenger determination toornament.[6]
2011 Finalist at the Weemen's Buird Master title.[7] In the next saison (held in December 2011), she wis the finalist o the Weemen's Buird Master challenger determination toornament[6]
2016 Finalist at the Weemen's Buird Master title.[7]

Japanese beuks[eedit | eedit soorce]

  • 『あなたも夢中!レディース囲碁—なによりやさしくだれにでもわかる囲碁入門書の決定版 生活実用シリーズ』 (The best Go introduction beuk for everyone), publishit frae NHK, 1999 (authored wi Mayu Hosaka an Izumi Kobayashi).
  • 『梅沢由香里流すぐに打てる9路盤』(Stairt Go wi a 99 buird suin, Yukari Umezawa style), NHK Go Series, 2000.
  • 『1から始める梅沢由香里の碁』(Yukari Umezawa's Go frae first step), published frae NHK, 2004.

Game saftware[eedit | eedit soorce]

She an aw authorit some Go-relatit video gemme saftware.

Notes[eedit | eedit soorce]

  1. Her former name is Yukari Umezawa (梅沢由香里)
  2. a b Sensei's Library's page on Yukari Umezawa
  3. a b Yukari Yoshihara Official Profile
  4. a b In Japan, there are many female professional players who have experiencit/participatit this tournament.
  5. a b This award wis grantit because she helpit a TV animation about Go.
  6. a b Only the winner o this tournament can challenge against the defendin champion (title holder).
  7. a b Her final opponent in this match wis Xie Yimin.

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