Crane crusade

The 25th crane crusade

Pro Tournaments name Crane crusade (finished with the 25th)
Sponsorship Japan Airlines
Support
The special support
The support
Special cooperation
Cooperation
The championship prize money
Challenge class, the final
Pro Tournaments form Tie
The time limit
Countdown
Komi Five and a half
Participation qualification
Remaining, seed rule
The foundation year 1979

※ Title, grade are things at the time of lottery

The main match

・ Getting out all five each other point having the first turns half Komi
・ It is countdown of exclusive 30 seconds afterwards for for each 60 minutes in time limit
※ Lottery day : April 24, 2002
※ The opening day : May 23, 2002

Satoshi Yuki 9dan championship!

 Ryu Si Hoon Tengen Title Yuki
9/26
Yuki
10/31
Yuki
11/21
Yuki
2/24
 Satoshi Yuki 9dan
 idenkikitsurusei
 Cho Chi Hun Oza Title *chi
5/23
Royal
7/25
 Nakano Yasuhiro 7dan
 Wang Li Chen Kisei Title
 Wang Ming Wan Honinbo Title Chang Hsu
10/7
Hane
1/16
 Kobayashi Koichi Gosei Title Chang Hsu
9/12
 Chang Hsu NHK Cup
 Hane Naoki Tengen Title Hane
10/3
 Cho Sun Jin 9dan Forest
5/23
 Lin Hai Fong 9dan

The 24th crane crusade

Pro Tournaments name Crane crusade (finished with the 25th)
Sponsorship Japan Airlines
Support
The special support
The support
Special cooperation
Cooperation
The championship prize money
Challenge class, the final
Pro Tournaments form Tie
The time limit
Countdown
Komi Five and a half
Participation qualification
Remaining, seed rule
The foundation year 1979

※ Title, grade are things at the time of lottery

The main match

・ Getting out all five each other point having the first turns half Komi
・ It is countdown of exclusive 30 seconds afterwards for for each 60 minutes in time limit

Yoda Norimoto Meijin Title, crane Saint o capture!

 Cho Sun Jin 9dan Cho
(one and a half)
Kobayashi
(one-sided game)
Kobayashi
(five and a half)
Yoda
(one-sided game)
 Ryu Si Hoon Tengen Title
 shorinkoichitsurusei
 Hasegawa Sunao 9dan chikun
(one-sided game)
King
(13 and a half)
 Cho Chi Hun (25th Honinbo)
 Wang Li Chen Kisei Title
 Yoda Norimoto Meijin Title Yoda
(one-sided game)
Yoda
(one-sided game)
 Imamura Toshiya 9dan Ishida
(one-sided game)
 Ishida Yoshio 9dan
 Wang Ming Wan Honinbo Title Hane
(half eyes)
 Hane Naoki 8dan Hane
(half eyes)
 Yamashita Keigo Gosei Title

The 23rd crane crusade

Pro Tournaments name Crane crusade (finished with the 25th)
Sponsorship Japan Airlines
Support
The special support
The support
Special cooperation
Cooperation
The championship prize money
Challenge class, the final
Pro Tournaments form Tie
The time limit
Countdown
Komi Five and a half
Participation qualification
Remaining, seed rule
The foundation year 1979

※ Title, grade are things at the time of lottery

The main match

・ Getting out all five each other point having the first turns half Komi
・ It is countdown of exclusive 30 seconds afterwards for for each 60 minutes in time limit

Championship of the Kobayashi Koichi Judan Title third

 Kobayashi Satoru 9dan Kobayashi Satoru
(one-sided game)
King
(ten and a half)
Hikari Kobayashi
(four and a half)
Hikari Kobayashi
(half eyes)
 Hikosaka Naoto 9dan
 oritsumakototsurusei
 Ryu Si Hoon 7dan Kiyoshige
(four and a half)
Hikari Kobayashi
(seven and a half)
 Kiyonari Tetsuya 9dan
 Kobayashi Koichi Judan Title
 Cho Chi Hun (25th Honinbo) Kato
(passing the time limit)
Yoda
(five and a half)
 Yamada Kimio 7dan Kato
(one-sided game)
 Kato Masao 9dan
 Cho Sun Jin 9dan Yoda
(one-sided game)
 Sonoda Yuichi 9dan Yoda
(nine and a half)
 Yoda Norimoto Meijin Title