Kaori Chinen ( 知念 かおり , Chinen Kaori , born July 28, 1974 in Okinawa, Japan) is a professional Go player.

Biography

Kaori Chinen became a professional in 1993. She was promoted to 3 dan four years later in 1997. She married fellow professional go player Yo Kagen in 1997. She holds the female record for longest defense of a title, keeping the Women's Kisei for 6 straight years. [2]

Titles & runners-up

Title Years Held
Current 9
Women's Honinbo 1997–1999, 2004
Women's Kisei 2000–2005
Title Years Lost
Current 5
Women's Honinbo 1995, 2000, 2002
Women's Kisei 2004, 2006

Notes

  1. . Retrieved 2010-12-27.