Benevolance

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Benevolance last won the day on May 5 2016

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About Benevolance

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    Vancouver, BC
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    Sumo, travel, video games, board games, RPGs.

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  1. Benevolance

    Hatsu 2020 Basho Discussion (SPOILERS)

    Aw, yeah. I'm going to get to dust off my "Goeidou just needs X+1 wins in X days" joke and I'm feeling pretty stoked about it. It's like visiting an old friend you haven't seen in years months weeks.
  2. Benevolance

    Hatsu 2020 Basho Discussion (SPOILERS)

    A Shodai yusho seems more likely, since Asanoyama and Takakeisho are still obligated under the iron-clad OBSC rules to give Goeidou wins. Shodai (as an up and coming ozeki) is already playing by the OBSC rules and fulfilled his Goeidic obligations, and it would simply be tasteless and illegal if Asanoyama and Takakeisho didn't follow suit.
  3. Benevolance

    Hatsu 2020 Basho Discussion (SPOILERS)

    That fool! He fell victim to one of the classic blunders, the most famous of which is never get involved in a land war in Asia. But only slightly less well-known is this: Never go up against Goeidou when his Ozeki status is on the line! Ha ha ha! Ha ha ha! Hurgh-
  4. Benevolance

    Preparations of the Y/O- Hatsu 2020

    Definitely teething then.
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    Preparations of the Y/O- Hatsu 2020

    He could be teething.
  6. Benevolance

    2019 Kyushu Basho Discussion (spoiler alert)

    I think it's safe to say that Asanoyama is officially looking at his ozeki run next tournament.
  7. Benevolance

    2019 Kyushu Basho Discussion (spoiler alert)

    Kaisei weirdly non-aggressive in his bout against Tochiozan. Was Tochi actually that good to neutralize Kaisei, or does Kaisei not want a promotion?
  8. Benevolance

    2019 Kyushu Basho Discussion (spoiler alert)

    I didn't expect Takakeisho to be able to compete as well as he has this tournament, but with his 8 wins it looks like he's going to phone in the rest of the tournament.
  9. Benevolance

    2019 Kyushu Basho Discussion (spoiler alert)

    Oh, was that what triggered the change? I simply assumed that he learned how to separate whites from colours at the laundromat.
  10. Benevolance

    2019 Kyushu Basho Discussion (spoiler alert)

    Hakuho beat him in their first meeting...in May 2003, long before Shotenro was Shotenro.
  11. Benevolance

    2019 Kyushu Basho Discussion (spoiler alert)

    Srsly Asanoyama? Couldn't step over the low bar of Endo? That match looked like a butsgari demo. Push, push, push, roll!
  12. Benevolance

    2019 Kyushu Basho Discussion (spoiler alert)

    He's outlasted Kisenosato, though, which is something I never expected would happen.
  13. Benevolance

    2019 Kyushu Basho Discussion (spoiler alert)

    Asanoyama looked completely flawless in his victory over Kakuryu. Simply steamrolled the top yokozuna as if he wasn't even there. Asanoyama yusho for sure.
  14. Benevolance

    Pre-Kyushu predictions?

    Nuh uh. Asanoyama over Kakuryu!
  15. Benevolance

    Pre-Kyushu predictions?

    If Hakuho makes it past day 5, it's his tournament. Kakuryu recently won the cup and finished runner up before that, so I suspect Kak will show up for a fight or two, grimace at the end of a fight, then go kyujo and rest his knee like he should. Those are the only two legit contenders. The rest of the upper ranks are a gong show, and Takayasu and Tochinoshin are probably hoping to hold/get ozeki and will likely not try too hard if it risks hurting themselves further. Goeidou is Goeidou, and Mitakeumi strikes me as Goeidou 2.0. I don't believe Takaeisho that he's healed. So if it's not Hakuho, my money is on Asanoyama.