The acquisition of certificate

Of go skill throughout the life best as for the certificate attest, and is tied to status of certificate acquisitor, proof, the spirit of self-advancement, worth doing of go skill. Unlike self-styled ○ step case, we can write on examination and resume at the time of employment.

In addition, acquisitor who is higher than 1dan can obtain qualification of The Nihon Ki-in spread instructor to teach to guide beginners in members of The Nihon Ki-in.
Furthermore, to more than 6 acquisitors, prefecture instructor, qualification of authorized umpire are provided.

Photograph 5dan certificate (selling another as for the amount of certificate) (※ photograph is sample)

Acquisition method

We issue the 25th grade - first grade, certificate to 1dan - 8dan by The Nihon Ki-in to amateur all of you. If it is The Nihon Ki-in member, we can acquire certificate by the following methods.
Please refer to member information for member. The enrollment that we put together at the time of the certificate acquisition is possible.

  • (1) Recommendation of Go players
  • (2) Rating of Online Go Server "Yugen-no-ma"
  • (3) Member of branch office of The Nihon Ki-in receives recommendation of branch manager
  • (4) The Nihon Ki-in delivers predetermined results in sponsorship, the cosponsorship, meeting or authorized meeting to support
  • (5) Magazine, newspaper passes authorized examination carrying out on the Internet
  • (6) We pass authorized examination as attendance life of Go communication course

For details, please see rule.
Step grade rank license rule and rate

Application procedure

To The Nihon Ki-in, please refer.

Inquiry about certificate

〒102-0076 7-2, Gobancho, Chiyoda-ku, Tokyo The Nihon Ki-in spread Division
Telephone 03-3288-8723

Contents and how to read certificate

The contents Read; person Meaning (the source of term : Vast address spring)
9dan
kiden*kyukidokore*
okushudanchobongireimyo
shotatsushinikiikyudanrei
menkyo**jimenjo
nyoken
kidenhatsutonikidono
unnouokiwame
shudanchobongireimyo
masanishinikinitassu
tamenikudanomenkyo
seshimeowannuyotte
menjokudannogotoshi
Long ago
Much more always. Early.
Abstruse principle
The deepest places such as study, art
Genius
Thing that is much superior to normal
Mystery
Thing that cannot measure for the human intelligence, and is superior deeply
Precincts
The whole area where is told to dwell of God
8dan
kiden*kyukidokore*
okushudanchobonshonyusei
ikiihachidanreimenkyo*
*jimenjonyoken
kidenhatsutonikidono
unnouokiwame
shudanchobommasani
Result breath needs
tamenihachidanomenkyo
seshimeowannuyotte
menjokudannogotoshi
Long ago
Much more always. Early.
Abstruse principle
The deepest places such as study, art
Genius
Thing that is much superior to normal
Sanctuary
Position of saint or state
7dan
You art of go and shogi devotion conduct
mubeshikishudanekimyotatsujo
shukoreikiikore
shichidanreimenkyo**ji
menjonyoken
kidenkidosyushin
shosayoroshikushudan
masumasumyojozuno
We reach breath
koreniyotteshichidanomenkyo
seshimeowannuyotte
menjokudannogotoshi
Devotion
You are charmed by a certain thing, and be particular about it
Conduct
Act. Behavior. Act.
mubeshiki
State that ability and quality are superior. Degree is high.
The wonder
Thing that is superior so as not to be said if we say. Extremely good thing.
6dan
You art of go and shogi devotion conduct
mubeshikishudanekiseiikore
rokudanreimenkyo**ji
menjonyoken
kidenkidosyushin
shosayoroshikushudan
It is result more and more
koreniyotterokudanomenkyo
seshimeowannuyotte
menjokudannogotoshi
Devotion
You are charmed by a certain thing, and be particular about it
Conduct
Act. Behavior. Act.
mubeshiki
State that ability and quality are superior. Degree is high.
Spirit
There are not idle thoughts and works hard earnestly.
5dan
You art of go and shogi devotion conduct
mubeshikishudanekikoikore
godanreimenkyo**ji
menjonyoken
kidenkidosyushin
shosayoroshikushudan
More and more like that
koreniyottegodanomenkyo
seshimeowannuyotte
menjokudannogotoshi
Devotion
You are charmed by a certain thing, and be particular about it
Conduct
Act. Behavior. Act.
mubeshiki
State that ability and quality are superior. Degree is high.
ko
Good thing. Good thing.
4dan
You art of go and shogi infatuated ascetic practices
mu*taishudanyujukui
koreshidanreimenkyo*nao
iben*jotatsukoreshinkakari
kaikanyosha**ji
menjonyoken
kidenkidosyushinshugyo
ketainakushudaniyoiyojukusu
koreniyotteyodanomenkyo
seshimeowannunaomomotte
benreijotatsunokokorogake
kanyotarubekimononari
yottemenjokudannogotoshi
No default (there is not beam)
Without being lazy. Without neglecting.
yu
State that things which we waited eagerly for are established, and is realized.
Carefully
We are used to things enough
ben*
You serve, and work hard. Make an effort hard.
Vital
It is important thing very much. The most necessary thing.
3dan
You art of go and shogi infatuated ascetic practices
mu*taishudanzenjukui
koresandanreimenkyo*nao
iben*jotatsukoreshinkakari
kaikanyosha**ji
menjonyoken
kidenkidosyushinshugyo
ketainakushudanyoyakujukusu
koreniyottesandanomenkyo
seshimeowannunaomomotte
benreijotatsunokokorogake
kanyotarubekimononari
yottemenjokudannogotoshi
No default (there is not beam)
Without being lazy. Without neglecting.
zen
Things advance little by little.
Carefully
We are used to things enough
ben*
You serve, and work hard. Make an effort hard.
Vital
It is important thing very much. The most necessary thing.
2dan
You art of go and shogi infatuated ascetic practices
mu*taishudanyususumii
korenidanreimenkyo*nao
iben*jotatsukoreshinkakari
kaikanyosha**ji
menjonyoken
kidenkidosyushinshugyo
ketainakushudaniyoiyosusumu
koreniyottenidanomenkyo
seshimeowannunaomomotte
benreijotatsunokokorogake
kanyotarubekimononari
yottemenjokudannogotoshi
No default (there is not beam)
Without being lazy. Without neglecting.
yu
State that things which we waited eagerly for are established, and is realized.
susumi
We get nervous for high class, stage.
ben*
You serve, and work hard. Make an effort hard.
Vital
It is important thing very much. The most necessary thing.
1dan
You art of go and shogi infatuated ascetic practices
mu*taishudanzensusumii
koreshodanreimenkyo*nao
iben*jotatsukoreshinkakari
kaikanyosha**ji
menjonyoken
kidenkidosyushinshugyo
ketainakushudanyoyakususumu
koreniyotteshodanomenkyo
seshimeowannunaomomotte
benreijotatsunokokorogake
kanyotarubekimononari
yottemenjokudannogotoshi
No default (there is not beam)
Without being lazy. Without neglecting.
zen
Things advance little by little.
susumi
We get nervous for high class, stage.
ben*
You serve, and work hard. Make an effort hard.
Vital
It is important thing very much. The most necessary thing.
The first class
kidenkido*shigi
yuyukakenikoremukigo
taishodankaisakikore
shugosha**jiichikyu
menjonyoken
kidenkidonokokorozashiatsuku
Should finally see the skill; there is
In this way, ask;
shodannitaishisenno
teaitarubekimononari
yotteikkyumenjo
kudannogotoshi
Will
Feeling toward a certain direction. Purpose and aim that we thought in heart and decided.
*
We are perfect with straightness. Utmost.
yu
State that things which we waited eagerly for are established, and is realized.
The second grade
kidenkido*shigi
yuyukakenikoremukigo
taishodankainikokore
shugosha**jinikyu
menjonyoken
kidenkidonokokorozashiatsuku
Should finally see the skill; there is
In this way, ask;
shodannitaishinishino
teaitarubekimononari
yottenikyumenjo
kudannogotoshi
Will
Feeling toward a certain direction. Purpose and aim that we thought in heart and decided.
*
We are perfect with straightness. Utmost.
yu
State that things which we waited eagerly for are established, and is realized.
The third grade
kidenkido*shigi
yuyukakenikoremukigo
taishodankaisankokore
shugosha**jisankyu
menjonyoken
kidenkidonokokorozashiatsuku
Should finally see the skill; there is
In this way, ask;
shodannitaishisanshino
teaitarubekimononari
yottesankyumenjo
kudannogotoshi
Will
Feeling toward a certain direction. Purpose and aim that we thought in heart and decided.
*
We are perfect with straightness. Utmost.
yu
State that things which we waited eagerly for are established, and is realized.