Renjuplayers in the world - 17. Kazuto Hasegawa

0. Your name, your nationality, your age, male or female.

Kazuto Hasegawa, Japan, 36, male.

1.When did you start to play renju and how did you learn it?

23 years ago. By playing games and by solving (and sometimes mailing) problems.

2.Do you play in a club? In which clubs have you played?

I usually played at Kyoto Renju club. I have also played at Hanshin and Johsai clubs.

3.Which are your best results in national and international tournaments (Usual tournaments and e-mail tournaments). Which is your international rating for the moment?

I won at the 5th World Championship, 1997. I was a Meijin of 36th Meijinsen tournament in Japan,1996. My present rating is 2656.

4.Which is the best player you have met?

Shigeru Nakamura.

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