Fujii Souta wins again the Asahi cup

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Fujii Souta won the final game on February 16 against the top player Watanabe Akira. On the semifinal he also beat the strong player Namekata. 朝日杯将棋オープン戦で2連覇した藤井聡太七段(16)。強さの背景に、同時昇級を逃しても「くくくっ」と笑いあえる、師匠・杉本昌隆七段(50)との強い師弟愛がありました。https://t.co/9R7YzzRPgt pic.twitter.com/0fESaVUYr4 — 朝日新聞(asahi shimbun) (@asahi) February 16, 2019 This is the second victory on a row of the Asahi cup of Fujii. He showed a high level shogi. On the final game, Watanabe acknowledged that he didn’t even was able to find where was his mistake. They played both…

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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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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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