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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Merry X’mas

This animation has been done by the user M in twitter. He likes to draw shogi players. Moriuchi dressed as Santa Claus gives Christmas gift to some young shogi players until he arrives to Habu’s home… 森内九段・羽生先生・佐々木六段・澤田六段・中村王座・佐藤康光九段で「サンタクロースウティ」 #描く将 pic.twitter.com/xcB1HbTle0 — M (@mtnharuki) December 24, 2017

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