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Saki Satomi to become Ladies Professional 3-kyu

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Published at: 2016-02-24 14:00

Original site:http://www.shogi.or.jp/news/2016/02/post_1357.html

里見咲紀女流3級 Saki Satomi (19 years old) has submited the application for a certification of Ladies Professional 3-kyu. Based on this, she will become Ladies Professional 3-kyu on February 22nd, 2016.
If she meets the conditions described below for becoming Ladies Professional 2-kyu, she will be officially certified as a Ladies Professional player, becoming the third pair of sister players following the Nakakura family and the Oba family.

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
Pupil of
9-Dan Keiji Mori
Enrollment to Kenshu-kai
July 2012 (entering E1 class)
Favorite strategy
Swinging Rook
Former achievements
Represented Shimane Prefecture in the National High School Shogi Ryu-ou Tournament
Hobby
Piano
Background of starting playing shogi
From family (as her elder brother and sister started)
Comment
I will keep working on to become much stronger

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