Dogen Handa

From Infogalactic: the planetary knowledge core
Jump to: navigation, search
Dogen Handa
Full name Dogen Handa
Kanji 半田道玄
Born (1915-10-25)October 25, 1915
Japan
Died April 13, 1974(1974-04-13) (aged 58)
Japan
Teacher Tamejiro Suzuki
Rank 9 dan

Dogen Handa (半田 道玄 Handa Dōgen?, October 25, 1915 - April 13, 1974) also known as Hayami Handa, was a professional Go player.

Biography

Handa grew up as Tamejiro Suzuki's disciple. He would start as a pro in the Nihon Ki-in, but after the Kansai Ki-in's founding, he joined Utaro Hashimoto in the Kansai-Kiin. He became a 9p in 1959.

Titles & runners-up

Title Years Held
Current 6
Japan Judan 1963
Japan Oza 1960, 1965
Japan KK Championship 1958, 1960, 1961
Title Years Lost
Current 5
Japan Honinbo 1962
Japan Judan 1962, 1964
Japan Oza 1957, 1958