For the second year in a row, Masuda has won the Shinjin tournament. This tournament is for players under 26 years old and with a rank less than 6 dan.
The challenger this year was again Sasaki Daichi. He beat Fujii Souta at the quarter-final match but lost 2 games against Masuda at the final.
You can watch the game here:
— 棋戦中継ブログ更新通知bot (@shogilive_blog) October 16, 2017