Fujii Souta has won the second game of the Shinjin tournament against Deguchi, the other finalist, who is still in the shoreikai league.
This is second title of Fujii since he won the Asahi cup in February.
10/17(水) 藤井聡太七段 vs.出口若武三段の第２局は、藤井七段が105手までで勝利し、自身最後の新人王戦を優勝、そして新人王戦優勝の最年少記録を31年ぶりに更新しました。
— ニコ生公式_将棋 (@nico2shogi) October 17, 2018
They played they the reclining silver exchange bishop openning and it looked like Fujii got this openning prepared before the game.
Until this position both players were quite even. After this Fujii started a fierced attack against Deguchi that ended in the checkmate.
With this victory Fujii Souta got a new title and broke the record of the youngest chanpion of the Shinjin tournament (16 years and 2 months). The previous record holder was Moriuchi (17 years 0 months).