We play online BINGO every sumo tournament with about 500 people! It's super fun, free, and you could win a prize by getting a kachi-koshi or make-koshi BINGO.
Past prizes: calendars, fan magazines, bookmarks, tshirts, tegata, pins, trading cards, star charts, cookies, books, manga, sumo-themed towels, calendars and banzuke. One winner always wins a jar of homemade jam from Sumo Kaboom and a spotlight on our podcast! The sponsor of our dreams, Robert at bigSUMOfan.com, provides a bevy of sumo merchandise. Big thanks to bigSUMOfan!
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- CLAIM A CARD
- Watch sumo every day, and mark a wrestler when he gets 8 wins (kachi-koshi) and/or 8 losses (make-koshi).
- 5 across/down/diagonal of the same type is a BINGO (all kachi-koshi or all make-koshi).
- Send us a photo/screen shot of your completed winning card by email ([email protected]) ASAP and feel free to share your good fortune with the world over social media.
- The 1st to kachi-koshi or make-koshi BINGO wins a prize. If you BINGO later (any kind), your name goes into a drawing for a prize at the end of the basho. SO KEEP PLAYING.
A sense of humor is appreciated and will earn you extra special BINGO points.
IMPORTANT Squares are filled with wrestlers who are listed on the current banzuke. If a wrestler never wrestles in the tournament, it's NOT a make-koshi or kachi-koshi. It's a dead square. SORRY!
Even if it LOOKS like someone else won, keep playing. Every BINGO puts your name into the drawing for prizes. We draw winners a day or two after each basho and contact them by email.
If your wrestler wrestles at least 1 day, his record still counts. He might be make-koshi, but he could be JUST the loser you need to win BINGO.
Have fun and good luck! Ganbatte!