Official News Release
Published at: 2020-04-08 08:50
At 81Dojo, the free online playing site under the patronage of JSA, a teaching game event for the winners of the World Shogi League will be held for the third time. JSA invites you to come and watch the games.
|4/12（日）18:00||April 12th Sun.9:00||April 12th Sun.11:00||Yoshiharu Habu 9dan||Alexander Miszko
|4/12（日）19:00||April 12th Sun.10:00||April 12th Sun.12:00||Taichi Nakamura 7dan||Peter Puha
|4/12（日）20:00||April 12th Sun.11:00||April 12th Sun.13:00||Yusuke Toyama 6dan||Laszlo Abuczki
|4/19（日）18:00||April 19th Sun.9:00||April 19th Sun.12:00||Takehiro Ohira 6dan||Sergiy Krivosheya
|4/19（日）19:00||April 19th Sun.10:00||April 19th Sun.13:00||Takehiro Ohira 6dan||Sergiy Trokhymyshyn
|4/19（日）20:00||April 19th Sun.11:00||April 19th Sun.14:00||Karolina STYCZYNSKA Ladies 1kyu||Yashchur Mykola
|5/2（土）18:00||May 2nd Sat.9:00||May 2nd Sat.17:00||Mirai Aoshima 5dan||Ng Teck Sen
|5/2（土）19:00||May 2nd Sat.10:00||May 2nd Sat.18:00||Mirai Aoshima 5dan||Tan Wei Hong
|5/2（土）20:00||May 2nd Sat.11:00||May 2nd Sat.19:00||Madoka Kitao Ladies 2dan||Tan Tzi Yang
|5/10（日）18:00||May 10th Sun.9:00||May 10th Sun.11:00||Madoka Kitao Ladies 2dan||Sebastien de GROOT
|5/10（日）19:00||May 10th Sun.10:00||May 10th Sun.12:00||Madoka Kitao Ladies 2dan||Guillaume Tatti
|5/10（日）20:00||May 10th Sun.11:00||May 10th Sun.13:00||Karolina STYCZYNSKA Ladies 1kyu||Tristan Trannin
World Shogi League is a tournament between countries played by 3-player teams that are divided into four leagues: A, B, C, and D. It is organized by Thomas Pfaffel from Austria, who was aso the invited player of the 29th Amateur Ryuo Tournament. (Seee also: https://www.shogi.or.jp/event/2016/06/29_10.html) Anyone can watch the teaching games at 81Dojo.
On April 12th, there is also an English live broadcast by Ladies 1-kyu Karolina Styczynska: https://www.twitch.tv/shogi_harbour
※81Dojo's server has a certain capacity limit for number of online users. For details, please contact email@example.com
Published at: 2020-04-07 04:00
In light of Covid-19 pandemic Shogi Renmei postpones the following events.
- 78th Meijinsen 7-match
- 1st to 3rd games
- Shoreikai 3 Dan League & Regular games of 2 Dan and below both at East and West branch.
- 3 Dan League opening and Regular games during April 7th to May 6th.
Very much appreciated your cooperation and understanding.
Published at: 2020-04-07 01:15
Due to the wide spreading Covid-19 infection, the committee decided to postpone the opening game of Meijinsen 7-match scheduled during April 8th to 9th in Bunkyo-ku, Tokyo. This is to carry out 2-day long game without any troubles.
The committee is considering to shift the 4th game scheduled during May 19th to 20th in Takayama, Nagano to the opening game. The committee will announce the later schedule and locations of the games as soon as decided.
Published at: 2020-04-01 10:10
Ido Chihiro Ladies 2-Dan takes maternity and parental leave during 2020/4/1～2020/8/31.
It would be greatly appreciated your support and consideration.
Published at: 2020-04-01 10:00
Shogi Grand Award Committee meeting was held to publicly recognize the Shogi players contributed in 2019 fiscal year at Shogi Kaikan in Shibuya-ku, Tokyo on 4/1/2020. Each award of 47th Shogi Grand awards was selected as follows.
List of 47th Shogi Grand Awards
- 【Best Player Award】
- Watanabe Akira 3-crown (2nd time)
- 【Special Award】
- Kimura Kazuki Oi (1st time)
- 【Excellent Player Award】
- Toyoshima Masayuki Ryuo Meijin (1st time)
- 【Fighting-spirit Award】
- Nagase Takuya 2-crown (1st time)
- 【New Face Award】
- Honda Kei 5-Dan
- 【Most Games Award】
- Sasaki Daichi 5-Dan 67 games (1st time)
- 【Most Wins Award】
- Fujii Souta 7-Dan 53 wins (2nd time)
- 【Best Win Rate Award】
- Fujii Souta 7-Dan 53wins 12 loses 0.815 (3rd time, 3 consecutive years)
- 【Most Consecutive Wins Award】
- Nagase Takuya 2-crown 15 consecutive wins (2019/2/22～2019/4/23) (3rd time)
- 【Ladies Best Player Award】
- Satomi Kana Ladies 4-crown (10th time, 5 consecutive years)
- 【Ladies Excellent Player Award】
- Ito Sae Ladies 3-Dan (2nd time)
- 【Ladies Most Games Award】
- Ito Sae Ladies 3-Dan (3rd time, 3 consecutive years) 46 Games
- 【Tokyo Shogi Reporters Award】
- Takahashi Yamato Ladies 3-Dan
- 【Masuda Kozo Award】
- elmo (elmo castle)
- 【Masuda Kozo Special Award】
- Waki Kenji 8-Dan (Waki System)
- 【Best Game Award】
- 60th Oi 7th Game Toyoshima Masayuki Oi vs Kimura Kazuki 9-Dan
- 【Ladies Best Game Award】
- 9th Ricoh Cup Ladies Oza 4th Game
Satomi Kana Ladies Oza vs Nishiyama Tomoka Queen & Ladies Osho
- 【Best Game Special Award】
- 69th Osaka Osho Cup Challenger League
Hirose Akihito Ryuo vs Fujii Souta 7-Dan
※ 【Ladies Player Award】has been replaced to【Excellent Ladies Player Award】 since 45th (2017).
【Ladies Best Game Award】has newly founded since 46th (2018).
Published at: 2020-04-01 09:00
Notification of Ladies players leave as follows.
Published at: 2020-04-01 09:00
The following player is moving out to Free-class in 2020.
Kamiya Hiroshi 8-Dan
Published at: 2020-04-01 08:00
Promotion and retirement of Shogi players as of 2020/4/1 is as follows.
Hattori Shinichiro to 4-Dan 66th Shoreikai 3-Dan league Taniai Hiroki to 4-Dan 66th Shoreikai 3-Dan league Orita Shogo to 4-Dan Pass the professional transfer examination Katsumata Kiyokazu to 7-Dan Free class promotion criteria Kosaka Noboru to 8-Dan Retired player promotion criteria Oshima Eiji to 8-Dan Retired player promotion criteria Shimizu Ichiyo to Ladies 7-Dan Superb achievement Satomi Kana to Ladies 6-Dan Superb achievement Mizumachi Miyu to Ladies 1-Dan Annual win ratio 0.5 or higher (８wins or more) Fujii Nana to Ladies 1-Dan Annual win ratio 0.5 or higher (８wins or more) Wakita Nanako to Ladies 1-Dan Annual win ratio 0.5 or higher (８wins or more) Nodasawa Ayano to Ladies 1-Dan Retired Ladies player promotion criteria Ishizuka Tooru Coaching 6-Dan Coaching criteria Tsukioka Daisuke Coaching 4-Dan Same as above Honda Tsutomu Coaching 2-Dan Same as above Kawashima Makoto Coaching 2-Dan Same as above ■ Retirement Kiriyama Kiyosumi 9-Dan Free class criteria Tosa Koji 8-Dan Same as above Ito Hirofumi 7-Dan Same as above Fujikura Yuki 5-Dan Same as above Takamure Sachiko Ladies 4-Dan Ladies player retirement criteria Sanada Ayako Ladies 2-Dan Same as above Nodasawa Ayano Ladies 1-kyu Same as above