叡王 Eiou-sen: New official tournament

The Shogi Federation has signed a contract with the company Dwango for making the Eiou tournament official. To the seven official titles, this new one will be added from this year. It’s the newest addition since 1983 when the Ouza title was included. The official titles are: Meijin, Kisei, Kiou, Ouza, Oui, Ryuou, Ousho, On the Eiou tournament, there will be a first classification tournament from June to October. The 15 players who pass will…

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English live commentary on the 2nd Eiou Tournament Final

The Eiou Tournament is a competition where the best computer program will play against the winner of the Shogi player classificatory. This year final will confront the actual Meijin Satou Amahiko 佐藤天彦 against Shota Chida 翔太千田. Shota is maybe the Shogi player who knows best about computer Shogi. On the other hand, Satou nowadays holds the most important title in Shogi. The second game will have live English commentaries performed by the Ladies Shogi player…

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