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New Release : Dan Diploma with additional signature of youngest title holder Fujii Kisei

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Published at: 2020-07-22 08:15

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The record for the youngest to win a major title has been broken for the first time in 30 years! A signature of Fujii Souta can be added to Dan Diploma according to your preferences.


Fujii Souta 7-dan (17 years old) defeated Watanabe Akira Kisei in the 4th game of The 91st Hulic Cup on July 16th 2020, and won the Kisei title with 3 wins and 1 loss. He became the youngest professional Shogi player to win a title at age 17 years and 11 months, a record for the first time in 30 years. In commemoration of this achievement, Dan Diploma with additional signature of Fujii Souta new Kisei will be released. Please take this opportunity to apply for the certification as a proof of your efforts.
For those who will apply, a printed miniature paperboard of Fujii Souta Kisei as a present.

Application Period
From 1st August 2020 to 31st October 2020  
Dan Applicable
From 1-dan to 6-dan
(A prior inquiry is required when you apply from 7-dan or more. The Board of Directors will review your application and contact you.)
Number of Dan Diploma released
600 pieces(The number of pieces released in each dan is limited.)
Application Requirements
・Nomination of professionals, branch heads, instructors and federation dojos
・Those who have a Shogi World Diploma or a recommendation letter of diploma for various certifications.
・Those who have an official diploma and a 1-kyu certification or higher(You may apply for the next higher dan)
Application fee (incl. tax)
1-dan44,000 yen
2-dan55,000 yen
3-dan66,000 yen
4-dan88,000 yen
5-dan121,000 yen
6-dan286,000 yen
※11,000 yen (incl. tax) will be added to the normal fee.

※It will take more than two months to issue a diploma. We kindly ask for your understanding.
※Notes for Application : If you have an application form, please fill out the form and submit it. For those who don't have an application form, please contact us by email or fax to the following address.

Application Method
Applications will be accepted at Rakuten and Yahoo! Shopping from 1st August 2020.
Contact Information (e.g. for inquiry)
〒151-8516 The Japan Shogi Association, Public Interest Incorporated Association, Diploma department
TEL:03-3408-6168 FAX:03-3404-7301
Translated by Miki Suemasa