Sign in to follow this  
Jejima

Guess Hokutofuji's Aite - September 2022 edition

Recommended Posts

4. Tochinoshin

I'm trying to decide if it's more complicated to figure out the top of the division (sanyaku matchups) or the bottom.

Share this post


Link to post
Share on other sites

4. Tochinoshin

I thought being ranked this low down should make it more difficult to predict?

Share this post


Link to post
Share on other sites
1 hour ago, Jejima said:

I thought being ranked this low down should make it more difficult to predict?

Oh, it will. Just wait for another couple of days!

Share this post


Link to post
Share on other sites

Bizarre pairings near the bottom of the banzuke for Day 3.  They could easily have had Ichiyamamoto-Chiyoshoma, Mitoryu-Yutakayama and Hiradoumi-Terutsuyoshi instead of the 3 matches they chose, and that would have put the rikishi closer to each others' ranks.  It probably won't matter in the end since they'll all probably face each other, but it's strange.

4. Tochinoshin

Edited by Gurowake

Share this post


Link to post
Share on other sites

I've been uuming and aahing about this.

The previous committee used the Even-Day-Rule-Exception consistently and the choice would be easie. This commitee is different. They'v e used the exception and not used the exception.

I'm gambling that they will use the exception and get 

3. Tochinoshin

If not, then I think @Oshirokita is right.

Share this post


Link to post
Share on other sites
7 hours ago, shimodahito said:

keep it simple (with 3S and 3K).

It's just not that simple anymore...

Oshirokita's alternate pick got much praise, but nothing more.

Gurowake (Y1e) 4-0
Reonito (YOe) 4-0
Sakura (YOw) 4-0
Jakusotsu (S1w) 4-0
Hakuhonofan (K1e) 4-0
Sumo Spiffy (M1e) 4-0
shimodahito (M3e) 4-0
Oshirokita (S1e) 3-1
Profomisakari (K1w) 3-1
Seiyashi (M1w) 3-1
WAKATAKE (M2w) 3-0-1
Jejima (M3w) 2-2
Chartorenji (M2e) 0-0-4
Ryoshishokunin (M4w) 0-0-4
The Kyokai (M4e) 0-4

Hokutofuji's aites: 1. Tochinoshin(Myogiryu), 2. Myogiryu(Onosho), 3. Aoiyama, 4. Tochinoshin

Share this post


Link to post
Share on other sites

I don't know how this torikumi group is going to deal with it from here.

5 Kotoeko

Share this post


Link to post
Share on other sites
49 minutes ago, Sakura said:

I don't know how this torikumi group is going to deal with it from here.

5 Kotoeko

The san'yaku bouts for day 4 are not the ones I expected...the rotation usually goes back to the top.

Share this post


Link to post
Share on other sites
1 hour ago, Reonito said:

The san'yaku bouts for day 4 are not the ones I expected...the rotation usually goes back to the top.

They were the ones I expected. 

  • Like 1

Share this post


Link to post
Share on other sites

I'm seeing how one lands on Kotoeko, but I can't figure out how the...

...uh... no spoilers...

...how the prerequisites for who fights in the sanyaku are met to get there.

I just hope that, if I'm wrong, it becomes apparent from the way the schedule is set up.

Share this post


Link to post
Share on other sites
1 hour ago, Sumo Spiffy said:

I'm seeing how one lands on Kotoeko, but I can't figure out how the...

...uh... no spoilers...

...how the prerequisites for who fights in the sanyaku are met to get there.

I just hope that, if I'm wrong, it becomes apparent from the way the schedule is set up.

I see how one lands on Takanosho, but for me more paths lead to

5. Kotoeko

Share this post


Link to post
Share on other sites

Create an account or sign in to comment

You need to be a member in order to leave a comment

Create an account

Sign up for a new account in our community. It's easy!

Register a new account

Sign in

Already have an account? Sign in here.

Sign In Now
Sign in to follow this