[[1:11.3730]] CHAMPION: Yamaguchi Wins 2020 Keijinkai Rizing Cup

CHAMPION: Yamaguchi Wins 2020 Keijinkai Rizing Cup

Jan 11 - 13, 2020

Nagano, Japan
Games: 7  
Record: 7W - 0L  
PF/G: 9.36  
PA/G: 3.83  
Hammer Efficiency: 0.59  
Steal Defense: 0.06  
Force Efficiency: 0.69  
Steal Efficiency: 0.34  
Tsuyoshi Yamaguchi (Nagano, JPN) won 4-2 over Junpei Kanda (Tokyo, JPN) in the Final To advance to the championship game, Yamaguchi won 6-3 over Tomoya Watanabe (Tokyo, JPN) in the semifinals of the 2020 Keijinkai Rizing Cup in Miyota, Japan;
 
Yamaguchi finished 5-0 in the 12 team Keijinkai Rizing Cup qualifying round, held January 11 - 13, 2020 in , . In their opening game, Yamaguchi defeated Hiroki Yoshioka (Okayama, JPN) 7-3, then won 7-3 against Michio Hatano (Chiba, JPN) and 11-3 against Hiromitsu Kuriyama (Tokyo, JPN). Yamaguchi won 4-3 against Tomoji Arai (Tokyo, JPN), then won 5-1 against Takuya Ishikawa (Tokyo, JPN) in their final qualifying round match.
 
For winning the Keijinkai Rizing Cup Championship title, Yamaguchi earned 11.373 world rankings points along with the $5,934CDN first prize cheque. Yamaguchi move up 7 spots after posting a net gain of 3.966 points improving upon their best 8 results so far this season, ranking 39th overall with 105.718 total points on the World Ranking Standings. Yamaguchi ranks 35th overall on the Year-to-Date rankings with 102.627 points earned so far this season.
 

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