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Sato Kazutoshi 6-Dan has been promoted to 7-Dan

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Published at: 2019-10-31 06:10

Original site:https://www.shogi.or.jp/news/2019/10/post_1844.html?utm_source=rss

佐藤和俊七段

Sato Kazutoshi (41 years old) 6-Dan won the game below and promoted to 7-Dan.

Date of Promotion
October 30th, 2019
Game
32nd Ryuo Ranking Class 2 Final match
(vs Moriuchi Toshiyuki 9-Dan)
Reason of Promotion
Promoted to Ryuo-sen Class 1
Translated by Hattorium130

Takano Satoshi 4-Dan won and became Shinjin'o: 50th Shinjin'o 3rd game of 3-match Championship

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Published at: 2019-10-28 08:50

Original site:https://www.shogi.or.jp/news/2019/10/350_3.html?utm_source=rss

The 3rd game of 50th Shinjin'o Championship 3-match, Masuda Yasuhiro 6-Dan vs Takano Satoshi 4-Dan was held at Shogi Kaikan in Tokyo on 28th October. Takano 4-Dan won the game with 98 moves.

Takano 4-Dan won his first Shinjin'o championship.

Takano 4-Dan has been participating in the championship since 46th period with total result of 8 wins and 5 loses (0.615)

Related article in Japanese

"Shinjin'o" championship - Rules and Characteristics
【Column】An Outlook of 50th Shinjin'o Championship: Masuda 6-Dan to his 3rd Championship or Takano 4-Dan to his first Shinjin'o, following his Master Kimura-Oi's first title?

Translated by Hattorium130

Toyoshima Masayuki Meijin won the second game against Hirose Akihito Ryuou - 32nd Ryuousen the 2nd game of 7 matches

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Published at: 2019-10-24 10:20

Original site:https://www.shogi.or.jp/news/2019/10/1322.html?utm_source=rss

The 2nd game of Ryuousen 7 matches, where Toyoshima Masayuki Meijin is challenging Hirose Akihito Ryuou, was held at Nin-naji Temple in Kyoto during October 23rd to 24th. Toyoshima Meijin won the second games in a row with 126 moves against Hirose Ryuou.

If Toyoshima Meijin wins the series, it will be the first time for him to win Ryuou title.

The third game will be held at Kobe Portpia Hotel in Kobe, Hyogo during 9-10th November.

Toyoshima Meijin has been participating in the tournament since 21st Ryuousen, with record of 53 wins and 20 losses (0.726).

Ryuousen 7 matches are broadcasted live on Niconico Video Live, AbemaTV, Ryuousen Live Broadcast Site and JSA Live Broadcast.
Also you can watch the game live broadcast on Shogi Premium (fee-charging content).

Related articles in Japanese

【Player data & game result comparison】Hirose Akihito Ryuou vs Toyoshima Masayuki Meijin
【Column】Top player battle - Ryuou vs Meijin: 5th-time in Shogi history. Prospect of the 7 matches

Translated by Hattorium130

6-Dan Ina Yusuke Promoted to 7-Dan

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Published at: 2019-10-24 06:00

Original site:https://www.shogi.or.jp/news/2019/10/post_1843.html?utm_source=rss

伊奈祐介七段

6-Dan Ina Yusuke (43 years old) has been promoted to 7-Dan, winning the game described below.

Date of promotion
October 23, 2019
Game
32nd Ryuou Tournament, Class 5, Downgrading decision match
(opponent: 8-Dan Kamiya Hiroshi)
Promotion criteria met
150 wins in official games after becoming 6-Dan
Translated by Hidetchi

5-Dan Oohashi Takahiro Promoted to 6-Dan

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Published at: 2019-10-24 06:00

Original site:https://www.shogi.or.jp/news/2019/10/post_1842.html?utm_source=rss

大橋貴洸六段

5-Dan Oohashi Takahiro (27 years old) has been promoted to 6-Dan, winning the game described below.

Date of promotion
October 23, 2019
Game
32nd Ryuou Tournament, Class 5, Upgrade deciding match
(opponent: 6-Dan Abe Koru)
Promotion criteria met
Consecutive upgrading of Ryuou Tournament class after becoming 5-Dan
Translated by Hidetchi

Yamane Kotomi Ladies 1-Dan has been promoted to Ladies 2-Dan

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Published at: 2019-10-24 06:00

Original site:https://www.shogi.or.jp/news/2019/10/post_1841.html?utm_source=rss

山根ことみ女流二段

Yamane Kotomi Ladies 1-Dan (21 years old) has been promoted to Ladies 2-Dan by winning the game below.

Date of Promotion
October 24th, 2019
Game
2nd Hulic Seirei-sen Qualification
(vs Uekawa Kaori Ladies 2-Dan)
Reason of Promotion
60 wins since becoming Ladies 1-Dan
Translated by Hattorium130

Takano Satoshi 4-Dan won a game: 50th Shinjin-ou 2nd game of 3-match Championship

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Published at: 2019-10-21 09:10

Original site:https://www.shogi.or.jp/news/2019/10/50_2.html?utm_source=rss

The 2nd game of 50th Shinjin-ou Championship 3-match, Masuda Yasuhiro 6-Dan vs Takano Satoshi 4-Dan was held at Shogi Kaikan in Tokyo on 21st October. Takano 4-Dan won the game with 126 moves resulted in 1-to-1 tie against Masuda 6-Dan.

If Takano 4-Dan wins one more game, he wins his first Shinjin-ou Championship.

The 3rd game is to be held at Shogi Kaikan in Tokyo on 28th October.

Shinjin-ou 3rd game will be broadcast on Shinjin-ou Broadcast site and JSA Live Broadcast.

Related article in Japanese

【Column】An Outlook of 50th Shinjin-ou Championship: Masuda 6-Dan to his 3rd Championship or Takano 4-Dan to his first Shinjin-ou, following his Master Kimura-Oui's first title?

Translated by Hattorium130

Ikegami Takashi 4-Dan won against Hattori Shinichiro 3-Dan and won Seiryu-sen championship: 9th Kakogawa Seiryu-sen, 2nd & 3rd game

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Published at: 2019-10-20 07:00

Original site:https://www.shogi.or.jp/news/2019/10/9_23.html?utm_source=rss

9th Kakogawa Seiryu-sen championship 3-match 2nd game was held between Ikenaga Takashi 4-Dan vs Hattori Shinichiro 3-Dan on 21st October. Hattori 3-Dan won the game against Ikenaga 4-Dan with 145 moves.
Then at the 3rd game Ikenaga 4-Dan won against Hattori 3-Dan with 101 moves, and won his championship of the match.

Ikenaga 4-Dan has been participating in the tournament since the 2nd Seiryu-sen with result of wins and 7 loses (0.588)

Related article in Japanese

"Stillness" Ikegami 4-Dan vs "Motion" Hattori 3-Dan, both belonging to Kansai branch: An outlook of 9th Kakogawa Seiryu-sen Championship for young Shogi players' successful career first step

Translated by Hattorium130

FIDE President Arkady Dvorkovich visited Shogi Kaikan in Tokyo

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Published at: 2019-10-18 05:00

Original site:https://www.shogi.or.jp/news/2019/10/arkady_dvorkovich.html?utm_source=rss

Arkady Dvorkovich, president of FIDE (Federation Internationale des Echecs) visited Shogi Kaikan in Tokyo on October 6th and met JSA president Sato Yasumitsu and Habu Yoshiharu 9-Dan.
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FIDE President Arkady Dvorkovich shaking hands with the JSA president Sato Yasumitsu.

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Fide president Arkady Dvorkovich and visitors with Habu Yoshiharu 9-Dan, JSA president Sato Yasumitsu.

Translated by Hattorium130

Odaka Sakiko Ladies 2-Kyu has been promoted to Ladies 1-Kyu

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Published at: 2019-10-15 09:00

Original site:https://www.shogi.or.jp/news/2019/10/post_1839.html?utm_source=rss

小高佐季子女流1級

Odaka Sakiko (17 years old) Ladies 2-Kyu has been promoted to Ladies 1-Kyu

Date of Promotion
October 14th, 2019
Game
31st Ladies Oi Tournament Qualification (Opponent: Yauchi Rieko Ladies 5-Dan)
Reason of Promotion
Advanced to the final game of Ladies Oi Tournament Qualification
Translated by Hattorium130