The first female meijin retire from the board

Takojima Akiko (71) will put down the pieces and retire from the professional shogi world on this season.

She won the first edition of the female meijin celebrated in 1967.

She was the first women to enter the shoureikai and she got until first dan. After she retired from the shoureikai she played the played first edition of the female meijin tournament. 

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