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 Did you like it?
将棋の第75期名人戦第６局(甲府市・常磐ホテル)は佐藤天彦名人が勝ち、名人位を初防衛しました。4勝2敗でした。 #将棋 #名人戦 #佐藤天彦 #甲府 pic.twitter.com/FHixSIYuEK — 毎日新聞イベント (@mainichi_event) June 6, 2017 A few hours ago, on his 6th game for the Meijin title, Satou Amahiko was able to beat Inaba Akira. In this way, Satou will be the Meijin for one more year. Satou took the lead the last game and didn’t let escape this chance. The game was held at the Tokiwa Hotel of the city of Koufu, at the prefecture of Yamanashi. Inaba was…
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You can watch the streaming of the game between Satou Amahiko and Chida Shouta of the Eiou Tournament with the English comments of Karolina Styczyńska and Horiguchi Kouchi on youtube.
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…