Watanabe recovers and wins the third game of the Ryuuou tournament

On the third game of the Ryuuou tournament played in Gunma Watanabe was able to recover from his previous two lost and won his game against Habu. 【第30期竜王戦 七番勝負】渡辺明竜王 vs.羽生善治棋聖の第3局は、渡辺竜王が108手までで勝利し、対戦成績を1勝2敗としました。第4局は11/23・24に新潟県三条市の嵐渓荘で行われます。現在、感想戦を生放送中です。 ●視聴→ https://t.co/gHL8qXV3l3 pic.twitter.com/2Rs8ISz4HC — ニコ生公式_将棋 (@nico2shogi) November 5, 2017 After this weekly meeting of players on the Ryuuou title match there will be a small break until the next game. They will meet again in the prefecture of Niigata at the ryokan named Rankei the days…

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America wins the International Shogi Forum

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Last weekend in KitaKyuushuu there was the International Shogi Forum. This event happens once every 3 years and the strongest players around the world meet in maybe the most important tournament for foreigners. Three years ago this tournament was in Shizuoka and I was able to visit it but this year due to personal reasons I couldn’t go. The winner in Shizuoka was the special invited representative from Japan. A schoolboy. This year, the invited player from…

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Second game of the Ryuuou tournament

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Today in Oofunato, prefecture of Iwate, there will be the second match of the Ryuuou title. Habu won the first game played a few days ago. [竜王戦中継ブログ]対局検分: 16時30分ごろ、対局場の「大船渡市民文化会館」で、対局検分が行われました。 対局検分は、対局に使う盤駒、対局場の温度や明るさが対局に適したものであるかを確認することです。今回は特に問題なく、… https://t.co/TWKEcmMFwj pic.twitter.com/74XAbs5CkQ — 棋戦中継ブログ更新通知bot (@shogilive_blog) October 27, 2017 If you want to watch the game online you can try this link. http://sp.live2.nicovideo.jp/watch/lv306361793?ref=sharetw Did you like it?

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Ryuuou title first game: Watanabe vs Habu

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Today has started the 30th edition of the Ryuuou tournament with the first game between the actual title holder, Watanabe Akira, and the challenger Habu Yoshiharu. Last year there was a big controversy due to the accusations of the Shogi federation to the challenger Miura that resulted in the change of the challenger. This case finished with the resign of the federation chairman. On the final match, the new challenger Maruyama couldn’t surpass Watanabe and…

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Masuda wins again the Shinjin tournament

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For the second year in a row, Masuda has won the Shinjin tournament. This tournament is for players under 26 years old and with a rank less than 6 dan. The challenger this year was again Sasaki Daichi. He beat Fujii Souta at the quarter-final match but lost 2 games against Masuda at the final.   You can watch the game here: https://shogidb2.com/games/acdd60302fd84c76d7fadc364acf451ca10149d1   [新人王戦中継ブログ]ご観戦ありがとうございました: 以上で本局の中継を終了いたします。来期の新人王戦もどうぞお楽しみに。 (第48期新人王の栄冠をつかんだ増田四段) (睡蓮)https://t.co/PYHSsZ2w3h pic.twitter.com/Ea5X79MjA9 — 棋戦中継ブログ更新通知bot (@shogilive_blog) October 16, 2017…

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