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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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Fujii Souta fever!

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Yesterday Fujii Souta played at the Yamada’s cup and got 3 more victories. Now he has 23 straight victories and every day he wins he becomes major news. Yesterday, the Shogi Federation started to sell the folding fan of Fujii Souta, this is the first time that a player rated 4-dan is able to sell it. Usually, only 9-dan players sell these goods. At the Shogi Federation shop was needed to form a cue because many people…

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Tendo Shogi Matsuri: 2nd day morning

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This Sunday there was the two big events of the festival. Along with the traditional game between pros, there was also the visit of the famous actor Kamiki Ryuunosuke and the movie director Ootomo Keishi. When I arrived at the site I went to the information desk and asked if I could get a media pass for taking pictures above the stage. I was lucky and I got the pass so I was able to take…

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Fujii Souta got his 19 victory in a row

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Yesterday, around 20 o’clock Japan time, Fujii Souta 藤井聡太, (14) got his 19th victory against Kondo Seiya (20). Fujii has won the classification for the Ryuou tournament for the group 6, so, he will pass to the next round where there is a single-elimination tournament. His first game will be against Masuda Yasuhiro. He needs 6 more victories in this tournament so he can challenge Watanabe Akira for the Ryuou title. He won the Block…

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