About Tengen Title

The Tengen title is sponsored by the Three Newspaper Companies League, the champion prize is 14 million Japanese Yen (about US$ 132 thousands).

All editions of Tengen Title

Type Edition Year Country First Place Second Place Details
title 28th 2002 Japan Hane Naoki Cho Sonjin Games
title 27th 2001 Japan Hane Naoki Ryu Shikun Games
title 26th 2000 Japan Ryu Shikun Kobayashi Koichi Games
title 25th 1999 Japan Kobayashi Koichi Kudo Norio Games
title 24th 1998 Japan Kobayashi Koichi Kudo Norio Games
title 23th 1997 Japan Kudo Norio Ryu Shikun Games
title 22th 1996 Japan Ryu Shikun Rin Kaiho Games
title 21th 1995 Japan Ryu Shikun Kobayashi Koichi Games
title 20th 1994 Japan Ryu Shikun Rin Kaiho Games
title 19th 1993 Japan Rin Kaiho Kataoka Satoshi Games
title 18th 1992 Japan Rin Kaiho Yamashiro Hiroshi Games
title 17th 1991 Japan Rin Kaiho Kato Masao Games
title 16th 1990 Japan Rin Kaiho Kobayashi Koichi Games
title 15th 1989 Japan Rin Kaiho Cho Chikun Games
title 14th 1988 Japan Cho Chikun Sonoda Yuichi Games
title 13th 1987 Japan Cho Chikun Kobayashi Koichi Games
title 12th 1986 Japan Kobayashi Koichi Sonoda Yuichi Games
title 11th 1985 Japan Kobayashi Koichi Ishida Yoshio Games
title 10th 1984 Japan Ishida Yoshio Kataoka Satoshi Games
title 9th 1983 Japan Kataoka Satoshi Awaji Shuzo Games
title 8th 1982 Japan Kataoka Satoshi Kato Masao Games
title 7th 1981 Japan Kato Masao Kobayashi Koichi Games
title 6th 1980 Japan Kato Masao Yamabe Toshiro Games
title 5th 1979 Japan Kato Masao Kataoka Satoshi Games
title 4th 1978 Japan Kato Masao Fujisawa Hideyuki Games
title 3rd 1977 Japan Shimamura Toshihiro Sonoda Yuichi Games
title 2nd 1976 Japan Kobayashi Koichi Sugiuchi Masao Games
title 1st 1975 Japan Fujisawa Hideyuki Ohira Shuzo Games
title 29th 2003 Japan Hane Naoki Yamashita Keigo Games
title 30th 2004 Japan Yamashita Keigo Hane Naoki Games
title 31th 2005 Japan Kono Rin Yamashita Keigo Games
title 32th 2006 Japan Kono Rin Yamashita Keigo Games
title 33th 2007 Japan Kono Rin Yamashita Keigo Games
title 34th 2008 Japan Cho U Kono Rin Games
title 35th 2009 Japan Yamashita Keigo Cho U Games
title 36th Japan Games