Nakamura takes the Ouza title from Habu

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Yesterday, on the 4th game of the Ouza title match Nakamura Taichi won Habu Yoshiharu proclaiming himself the new title holder. Nakamura, 29 years old, is young shogi player from Tokyo. Nowadays he is the main face of the shogi program at the NHK channel. ご視聴いただきましてありがとうございました(*^_^*)解説の佐藤NHK杯と中村六段とです。来週のNHK杯も引き続きよろしくお願いいたします。今日の将棋フォーカスは午後4時30分からとなっていますので、そちらもぜひご覧ください。 pic.twitter.com/45GXrNnigE — 藤田 綾 (@aya_fjt) September 3, 2017 Picture of Fujita Aya (center), Satou Yasumitsu (left) and Nakamura Taichi. Nakamura has become very famous among shogi fans, specially for…

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International Shogi Forum in Kitakyushu

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Some information of the next International shogi Forum has been released in Japanese. It will be held at the International Conference Center the days 28 and 29.  On Friday 27 there will be an eve party with the attendance of some shogi player and some invited players from around the world. Along this two days, there will be the international tournament where players all around the world will play for decide who is the strongest…

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Aoba Shogi Dojo: Tanabata tournament

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A few weeks ago I attend to a shogi tournament at the Aoba shogi dojo. This tournament was called Tanabata because the day before many cities had this celebration. Tanabata (七夕, meaning “Evening of the seventh”), also known as the Star Festival, is a Japanese festival originating from the Chinese Qixi Festival.[1] It celebrates the meeting of the deities Orihime and Hikoboshi (represented by the stars Vega and Altair respectively). According to legend, the Milky Way separates these lovers, and they are allowed to meet only once…

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I Open Shogi Barcelona video

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2 weeks ago it was held in Barcelona the first shogi open. Many players from Europe met this time in Barcelona for play shogi and enjoy the city. The player from Bielorussia Andrey Lysenka, from the Minsk shogi club, create a video of his visit. There is also a photo album at the facebook page of Shogi en español. I OPEN SHOGI BARCELONA 2017 https://www.facebook.com/media/set/?set=a.685008851683894.1073741868.417847021733413&type=1&l=2fa75ac3b0  

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Satou Amahiko defended his Meijin title

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将棋の第75期名人戦第6局(甲府市・常磐ホテル)は佐藤天彦名人が勝ち、名人位を初防衛しました。4勝2敗でした。 #将棋 #名人戦 #佐藤天彦 #甲府 pic.twitter.com/FHixSIYuEK — 毎日新聞イベント (@mainichi_event) June 6, 2017 A few hours ago, on his 6th game for the Meijin title, Satou Amahiko was able to beat Inaba Akira. In this way, Satou will be the Meijin for one more year. Satou took the lead the last game and didn’t let escape this chance. The game was held at the Tokiwa Hotel of the city of Koufu, at the prefecture of Yamanashi. Inaba was…

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