Rocks

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    Bench Sumo news

    Maybe I'm just not good with Takanorappa's site but is there someplace to see who has been a Yokozuna in Bench, easily, in the past?
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    Promotion & Demotion & Yusho Kyushu 2021

    This is a tough one. Kagayaki usually gets pretty soft demotions. If Kagayaki had gotten a KK recently I would say he stays for sure. But since he has gone a whole year without one maybe they'll figure a drop to Juryo is just the kick in the ass he needs to get going again.
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    Promotion & Demotion & Yusho Kyushu 2021

    GTB seems deceptively easy this time around. Either I am way off, which would not be surprising, or it's going to be a very high scoring game this time.
  4. This is great! Thanks @Randomitsuki and Congrats all around. Even with @Joaoiyama running away with it , it was competitive anyway. Felt great.
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    Games Talk Kyushu2021

    Monster night in Roto. 2/3s of the field over 100. Could take some high scores to get some points this basho.
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    Games Talk Kyushu2021

    Don't feel bad. If Takayasu would have won 2 more times as he should have I would have had Yusho in Hoshitori and Roto instead of Jun-Yusho. Dem is da brakes.
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    Kyushu 2021 discussion

    Thought Takakeisho had Terunofuji there, but Takakeisho ran out of gas.
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    Kyushu 2021 discussion

    Wow. Terutsuyoshi pulls an Endo and takes Tochnoshin down with a double inside deep grip.
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    Long Kachikoshi Streaks - Kyushu 2021

    Woohoo! Thanks for the game!
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    Games Talk Kyushu2021

    Well, I'm doing pretty well this basho considering doing everything last minute. I regret putting my faith in Takayasu pre basho though. Pathetic effort on his part especially starting 4-1. I guess his back is acting up.
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    Kyushu 2021 discussion

    I would agree, at least for this basho. I have been a fan usually but despite the excellent record this basho he wasn't impressive to me. They don't give Sansho for guys with his history going 11-4 but I would say Takansoho as far more impressive than Ura this basho and deserves a Sansho more if he beats Abi. Congrats to Terunofuji on a well deserved Yusho although I have a sneaking suspicion he won't get that Zensho.
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    Kyushu 2021 discussion

    I don't think the outcome of Takakeisho/Abi matters to scheduling. Takakeisho will face Terunofuji on Day 14 and Shoday Day 15. If Abi is getting anywhere near the Yusho he'll need Mitekeumi, Takakeisho or Shodai to get him there.
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    Kyushu 2021 discussion

    So, do they just get off on taking hard fought wins away from Tochinoshin? That heel did not look down to me.
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    Games Talk Kyushu2021

    That's one heck of a pick. Seems like making things needlessly hard though even if it were correct.
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    Kyushu 2021 discussion

    It will be over soon. Don't pull your hair out.
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    Kyushu 2021 discussion

    Considering the fact that the last person to Zensho besides Hakuho is Goeido and 13 wins has been enough to win 8 of the last 9 basho I would think any 13 wins would be considered a Yusho equivalent.
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    Kyushu 2021 discussion

    Man, the sumo is terrible tonight so far.
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    Kyushu 2021 discussion

    I would agree. It's good too see things going "as they should" per rank. Seems like it's been a while for that. Biggest shocker to me is Sadanoumi. I thought he would do poorly but he somehow looks heavier and more solid this basho. Even more than the last.
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    Games Talk Kyushu2021

    23 to win in Toto. That seems pretty high.
  20. Very cool thread. Thanks very much for doing this.
  21. I would think there is. I would also not count my chickens before they hatch. While Hakuyozan has looked good the last two days, especially given he was injured last basho, and could win the yusho I would put his chances of a Zensho at barely above 0. Don't forget the @Pandaazuma either.
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    Games Talk Kyushu2021

    I'm just the opposite. I think the rikishi somehow knows I picked him and loses no matter how good they looked the day before.
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    Yusho Race

    For that game? I took a shot on Takakeisho.
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    Kyushu 2021 discussion

    Not to knock Ura but that was very weird. Tamawashi looked extremely rusty. Like he hadn't wrestled in a year. Ichi did a heck of a job. Takakesiho looked okay too. He should have pushed Waka straight out given that tachi-ai but he held it together and still got the win which is a good sign for him.