A youtuber has become a shogi player

The famous shogi youtuber アゲアゲ (ageage) passed last year the test to become a professional player. His real name is Orita Shougo and he was a very strong amateur player. Last year he made an incredible performance after winning 7 professionals in a row at the Ginga tournament. Most of the shogi players will turn into professionals after they get promoted in the shoureikai. This is a very hard way since only 4 players can…

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Thousands of amateurs against Kimura

Along with the Abema tournament, the streaming company has prepared some other events for the fans. Next Friday (May, 29) at 13:00 japan local time, the player Kazuki Kimura will play one game against everyone who wants to join. The amateur players will say their move by comments on twitter or the Abema channel. Kazuki Kimura has the record as the player who got the first title in the oldest age. He is known by…

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Shogi culture test

The shogi federation will prepare the shogi culture test were you can try your general knowledge about shogi. On the video Suzuki, Yamaguchi and Moriuchi (from left to right) answer some example questions from the test. Can you get the correct answer? 1. How many wins/ loses got the youngest shogi player Fujii Souta at his game 100? 2. Changing only one kanji of the four characters compound 一攫千金 create a shogi proverb. 3. The…

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