About Women Honinbo

The Women's Honinbo title is sponsored by Kyodo News Agency/Sompo Japan Insurance Inc., the champion prize is 5.8 million Japanese Yen (about US$ 55 thousands).

All editions of Women Honinbo

Type Edition Year Country First Place Second Place Details
title 21th 2002 Japan Kobayashi Izumi Chinen Kaori Games
title 20th 2001 Japan Kobayashi Izumi Inori Yoko Games
title 19th 2000 Japan Inori Yoko Chinen Kaori Games
title 18th 1999 Japan Chinen Kaori Kobayashi Izumi Games
title 17th 1998 Japan Chinen Kaori Kato Tomoko Games
title 16th 1997 Japan Chinen Kaori Yoshida Mika Games
title 14th 1995 Japan Yoshida Mika Chinen Kaori Games
title 13th 1994 Japan Yoshida Mika Tsukuda Akiko Games
title 12th 1993 Japan Yoshida Mika Kato Tomoko Games
title 11th 1992 Japan Kato Tomoko Nakazawa Ayako Games
title 10th 1991 Japan Nakazawa Ayako Kobayashi Chizu Games
title 9th 1990 Japan Nakazawa Ayako Kusunoki Teruko Games
title 8th 1989 Japan Kusunoki Teruko Ogawa Tomoko Games
title 7th 1988 Japan Kusunoki Teruko Ogawa Tomoko Games
title 6th 1987 Japan Kusunoki Teruko Ogawa Tomoko Games
title 5th 1986 Japan Ogawa Tomoko Kusunoki Teruko Games
title 4th 1985 Japan Kusunoki Teruko Honda Sashiko Games
title 3rd 1984 Japan Honda Sashiko Kusunoki Teruko Games
title 2nd 1983 Japan Kusunoki Teruko Honda Sashiko Games
title 1st 1982 Japan Honda Sashiko Kobayashi Reiko Games
title 22th 2003 Japan Kobayashi Izumi Yashiro Kumiko Games
title 23th 2004 Japan Chinen Kaori Kobayashi Izumi Games
title 24th 2005 Japan Yashiro Kumiko Chinen Kaori Games
title 25th 2006 Japan Yashiro Kumiko Inori Yoko Games
title 26th 2007 Japan Shei Imin Yashiro Kumiko Games
title 27th 2008 Japan Shei Imin Suzuki Ayumi Games
title 28th 2009 Japan Shei Imin Aoki Kikuyo Games