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Kenshu-kai Member Saki Satomi has Obtained the Right to be Ladies 3-kyu

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Published at: 2016-02-15 11:05

Original site:http://www.shogi.or.jp/news/2016/02/post_1351.html

Saki Satomi, a Kenshu-kai member, has been promoted to C1 class based on the latest results of 9 wins and 3 losses, by winning the 1st game of February's monthly meeting of Kansai Kenshu-kai held at Kansai Shogi-kaikan on February 14th. This gives her the right to become Ladies 3-kyu. If an application is made, she will be a Ladies Professional 3-kyu. Saki Satomi is the younger sister of Ladies Meijin / Oushou / Ou-i / and Kurashiki-Wisteria holder Kana Satomi
If she meets the below described condition for becoming 2-kyu, she will officially become a Ladies Professional player, making them the third pair of sister players following the Nakakura family and Oba family.

里見咲紀研修会員
Name
Saki Satomi
Date of birth
April 28th 1996 (19 years old)
Hometown
Izumo-city, Shimane
Currently resides in
Izumo-city, Shimane
School career
Graduated from Tsukuba Kaisei High School
Teacher
9-Dan Keiji Mori
Enrollment to Kenshu-kai
July 2012, in E1 class
Favorite strategy
Swinging Rook
Hobby
Piano
Background of starting playing shogi
From her family (as the elder brother and sister started)

Conditions for a Ladies 3-kyu to become 2-kyu

  1. The number of winning games is as many as that of the participated tournaments in 1 year.
  2. The number of winning games is 3/4 time as many as that of the participated tournaments in 2 years.
  3. Conditions for becoming Ladies 1-kyu in "Ladies Professional Promotion Regulations" are met.

※If none of the above conditions are met within 2 years, the rank of Ladies 3-kyu becomes invalid, in which case one can move back to C2 class of Kenshu-kai.

Translated by Hidetchi