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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I’m sorry I won’t be able to update the blog more regularly. I have been quite busy and I couldn’t dedicate the time this blog deserves. Many things have happened in this weeks while I was away. Fujii Souta has lost twice Since the winning strike was growing up everyone was expecting to see who was the player who will beat to Fujii. He lost his 30th game against Sasaki Yuuki. This lost means that…

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Fujii Souta got his 28th victory

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Finally, Fujii Souta got his 28th victory in a row. He is now at the first position of the longest win streak record with Kamiya. Many reporters gathered yesterday at the Shogi Federation building at Osaka. Fujii Souta was playing against Sawada Shingo and they played Bishop exchange opening. 藤井四段は一般の人より9倍速/茂木健一郎氏が分析 https://t.co/fhE0kUN3hO — 日刊スポーツ (@nikkansports) June 22, 2017 Many sports newspapers had on their front page the new victory of Fujii. https://twitter.com/iliketempura/status/877808616148934656/photo/1 His next game will…

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