Habu will challenge Satou on the Meijin title

Yoshiharu Habu will be the challenger of the most important title against Amahiko Satou. He won the playoff (that was played by 6 players, the most crowed in history) and will have the option of get back the meijin title. Recently Habu got the eternal 7 titles and this is the best opportunity to show that he is still the best player when everyone else is paying attention to Fujii Souta. 【#将棋 ニュース】羽生善治竜王が名人挑戦権獲得 奪取ならタイトル通算100期の大偉業 4月11日開幕|AbemaTIMES https://t.co/qUrMFNcV8D #AbemaTV…

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Fujii Souta will be promoted to 5 dan

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Fujii Souta made an incredible results last year and he still gets many attention from the media. There is still two games left but it seems that Fujii will promote from the C2 class to the C1 thanks to his 8 wins and 0 losses. Thanks to this he will promoted to 5th dan. He will be the first midschooler that got the 5 dan certification in the history of shogi. In 2 weeks he…

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Japanese teen shogi sensation Sota Fujii scores first win over a title holder | The Japan Times

Sota Fujii, at 15 Japan’s youngest professional shogi player, defeated Amahiko Sato, holder of the Meijin title, in a quarterfinal of the 11th Asahi Cup open tournament over the weekend, achieving his first victory over any title holder. Source: Japanese teen shogi sensation Sota Fujii scores first win over a title holder | The Japan Times   Link to the game: Fujii Souta – Satou Amahiko

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