Maruyama won 2nd and 3rd game of Ryuuou final

While all the polemics about the cheating accusation of Miura storms the web the Ryuuou tournament continues. The first game was won by Watanabe Akira but Maruyama was able to tie with a fantastic game on their second match. Last Thursday-Friday (October, 27-28) was held at the Hakone Hotel Kowakien the second match of the Ryuuou tournament between Watanabe and Maruyama. Maruyama thinking the middle game. Picture from Ryuuou official blog. Watanabe was Sente and…

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CB News – The Knight that Jumps High Falls Prey to a Pawn (1) | Chess News

In chess, a number of specialized proverbs exist to pass on wisdom, such as pawns never move backwards, with lessons in the game and in life. Shogi is no different, and this is how a gentle article sharing this and an overview of the shogi world begins. Here you will see how the games overlap or differ, the conditions of becoming a professional, and how women also fight prejudice in shogi. Source: CB News –…

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Masuda wins Shinjin Tournament

Masuda Yasuhiro won the Shinjin Tournament on October, 11 against Ishida Naohiro. Masuda (on the right) playing against Ishida. © Akahata Shimbun The Shinjin Tournament is sponsored by the Akahata Shimbun, the newspaper of the Japanese Communist Party, and only can take part shogi players who are under 26 years old, under 5-dan some female players and the champion of Akahata amateur tournament. Players    /     Games 1st 2nd 3rd 石田直裕 Ishida Naohiiro…

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Summary of news about Miura’s case

Summary of facts that appeared on news: Miura stand up and went to a different room different room more than usual since July-August. Some players suspect Miura was using some software or external help. 26 September there is a monthly meeting with some Shogi players. It is exposed that all electronics devices should be forbidden. 3 October, Miura won his last match against Watanabe. Watanabe, clearly upset, leaves the room without any comments about the game.…

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