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Mirai Aoshima is the winner of Japan Chess Championship 2022

The Japan Chess Championship 2022 was held from April 30 to May 4 in Tokyo with participation of 63 players and a total prize fund of 100.000 yen.

FM Mirai Aoshima became the sole Winner of the event after a dramatic finish with score of 7.5/9 points. Three top seeds entered the last round with chances for the first place as Shinya Kojima and Mirai Aoshima both scored 6.5/8 points and Thanh Tu Tran was behind with 6/8.

Tran was convincing in a direct encounter against Kojima to leap on the second position, while Aoshima defeated Tomohiko Matsuo to clinch the title of National Champion. As the top two players of the Japan Chess Championship 2022, Thanh Tu Tran and Mirai Aoshima earned their spots for the upcoming 44th Chess Olympiad 2022.

Mirai Aoshima vs Tomohiko Matsuo

Final rankings – Japan Chess Championship 2022

Rk. NameFEDRtgIPts. 
1FMAoshima Mirai JPN23427.5
2CMTran Thanh Tu JPN23867
3FMYamada Kohei JPN21617
4IMKojima Shinya JPN23536.5
5 Kobayashi Atsuhiko JPN21416.5
6 Makino Mitsunori JPN06.5
7CMAverbukh Alex JPN21446
8 Shiomi Ryo JPN20566
9CMMatsuo Tomohiko JPN21486
10 Noguchi Koji JPN19436
11 Otsuka Shou JPN19735.5
12 Ogawa Tomie JPN18525.5
13 Shinoda Taro JPN20125.5
14 Farfurnik Sasha ISR19985.5
15 Higashino Tetsuo JPN21045.5
16FMBibby Simon JPN21715.5
17 Furuya Masahiro JPN19685.5
18 Wijaya Tony INA05.5
19 Maeshima Hiroaki JPN18435.5
20 Mitsui Ryoya JPN18415.5
21 Wakamori Tsuyoshi JPN18475.5
22 Gishi Takeshi JPN20365
23 Kitagami Show JPN19335
24 Nguyen Tuan Anh VIE05
25 Taga Hiroto JPN19285
26 Nakamura Naohiro JPN20994.5
27 Sakai Enju JPN19234.5
28 Hirao Satoshi JPN19584.5
29 Nakagawa Seiji CAN16914.5
30 Mizumoto Takahiro JPN04.5
31 Okabe Yuma JPN19654.5
32 Yamada Yukihiro JPN16894.5
33 Hashimoto Shunji JPN04.5
34 Sugimoto Koichi JPN18854.5
35 Koyama Nobuyuki JPN17434.5
36WCMSakai Azumi JPN17394
37 Uetani Toshiaki JPN04
38 Fukuda Toyoaki JPN17154
39 Kuroda Yunosuke JPN17744
40 Bhatia Praveen JPN04
41WCMKojima Natsumi JPN17704
42 Onishi Kosuke JPN17684
43 Kanda Daigo JPN18274
44 Kimura Ryota JPN17744
45 Takayasu Nobuyuki JPN15904
46 Yamada Shinmei JPN17473.5
47 Ogasa Seiichi JPN16523.5
48 Tomii Yoshikatsu JPN16663.5
49 Takayasu Melody JPN16933.5
50 Sawamura Tetsushi JPN16063.5
51 Uehara Jun JPN14893.5
52 Yokota Yoshiaki JPN03.5
53 Tamura Hikaru JPN18323
54 Takagi Hidekazu JPN03
55 Yamagami Hiroki JPN17123
56 Kawamura Takuto JPN03
57 Yamada Takahiko JPN15983
58 Donaldson Sheldon JPN16232.5
59 Carlson Nils JPN02.5
60 Aoki Yasuhiro JPN17562.5
61 Sugita Kei JPN15452
62 Yoshizawa Kazufumi JPN02
63 Santosh Nathan JPN01.5

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