Habu wins the 3rd game of the Meijin title

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Habu has won the 3rd game of the Meijin title and has recover the lead again after Satou tied the match on the 2nd game. Habu needs to more victories to get his Meijin title back and get his title 100. This time openning was the same as the last game but Habu was not scare to repeat the openning. This is the final position of the game. Can you find the checkmate? 【第76期名人戦 七番勝負】5/9(水)、佐藤天彦名人…

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2nd game of the Meijin title

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Satou Amahiko has won the second game of the meijin title and ties the game. 名人戦 第二局佐藤天彦名人vs羽生善治竜王 #描く将 pic.twitter.com/cAqjJLEYFb — といみー (@ms7piece) April 19, 2018 They choosed to play the bishop exchange openning and Habu tried the rushing silver variation. The king of Satou is still in the center of the board and can be attacked. This openning looks for a fast attack before the king can be protected. In this position Satou thrown away…

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Habu beats Satou on the first game of the Meijin title

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Yesterday finished the first game of the Meijin title. Habu was sente and the opening was Side pawn capture. In a very early stage of the game Satou tried a fierce attack against Habu’s king. This is the position before the sealed move of Satou. Habu, below side, has got a rook, 2 knights and and a silver in exchange of a bishop, a knight, a gold and a silver. Both kings are not quite…

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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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