Fujii Souta wins the Shinjin tournament and breaks a new record

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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. 結果速報【第49期新人王戦 決勝三番勝負】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。ただいま感想戦を生放送中です。 ▼視聴https://t.co/qF7Jkha9rm pic.twitter.com/vzvuc6m6rB — 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…

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Masuda wins again the Shinjin tournament

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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: https://shogidb2.com/games/acdd60302fd84c76d7fadc364acf451ca10149d1   [新人王戦中継ブログ]ご観戦ありがとうございました: 以上で本局の中継を終了いたします。来期の新人王戦もどうぞお楽しみに。 (第48期新人王の栄冠をつかんだ増田四段) (睡蓮)https://t.co/PYHSsZ2w3h pic.twitter.com/Ea5X79MjA9 — 棋戦中継ブログ更新通知bot (@shogilive_blog) October 16, 2017…

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Masuda wins Shinjin Tournament

Masuda Yasuhiro won the Shinjin Tournament on October, 11 against Ishida Naohiro. Masuda (on the right) playing against Ishida. © Akahata Shimbun The Shinjin Tournament is sponsored by the Akahata Shimbun, the newspaper of the Japanese Communist Party, and only can take part shogi players who are under 26 years old, under 5-dan some female players and the champion of Akahata amateur tournament. Players    /     Games 1st 2nd 3rd 石田直裕 Ishida Naohiiro…

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