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8-Dan Amahiko Satou has been promoted to 9-Dan

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Published at: 2016-06-01 06:00

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佐藤天彦名人 8-Dan Amahiko Satou(28 years old)has been promoted to 8-Dan, winning the 5th game of the 74th Meijin Title Match played on May 30th & 31st, becoming the Meijin with the results of 4 wins and 1 loss.

Date of promotion
May 31st, 2016
74th Meijin Title Match, Game 5
(opponent: Meijin Yoshiharu Habu)
Ground og promotion
Obtaining Meijin Title

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