Zentoryu`s Bench Sumo Quality Award Rules


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Zentoryu developed the Bench Sumo Quality Award.

This prize will be awarded annually after the November (Kyushu) Bench Basho, and will based on the points accumulated throughout the 6 Bench Basho during any year, based on the scoring as shown below:-

Only sekitori players (those in Juryo and Makunouchi) are able to gain points for this prize.

Bench Sumo Quality Award


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Points would be awarded as follows:
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14 for defeating a Yokozuna
12 for defeating a Ozeki
10 for defeating a Sekiwake
 9 for defeating a Komusubi
 7 for defeating a Maegashira ranked 1-4
 6 for defeating a Maegashira ranked 5-8
 5 for defeating a Maegashira ranked 9-13
 4 for defeating a Maegashira ranked 14-17
 3 for defeating a Juryo rikishi ranked 1-4
 2 for defeating a Juryo rikishi ranked 4-8
 1 for defeating a Juryo rikishi ranked 9-14
 
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Bonus Points for the following:
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 7 for winning the Makunouchi Yusho
 5 for Makunouchi Jun-Yusho
 4 for winning the Juryo Yusho
 2 for going Kachi-Koshi (getting at least 8 wins in a Basho)
 1 for every win over 8
-2 for going Make-Koshi (getting less than 8 wins in a Basho)
-1 for every loss over 8
 4 for any Makunouchi special prize won
 (Technique / Fighting Spirit / Outstanding Performance prizes)

In the case of a tie, all the tied Bench Rikishi will get the award.