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Notice of Promotions and Retirements

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Published at: 2017-03-31 08:15

Original site:https://www.shogi.or.jp/news/2017/03/post_1533.html

The following are the promotions and retirements dated on April 1st, 2017.

Promotions

Nishida Takuya to 4-Dan  6th Shoureika 3-Dan League
Sugimoto Kazuo to 4-Dan    〃

Ito Hirofumi to 7-Dan  Free-class regulations
Kinoshita Koichi to 7-Dan    〃

Iida Hiroyuki to 7-Dan  Retirement regulations

Satomi Saki to Ladies 1-Dan Over 0.5 annual winning rate (7 wins or more)
Styczynska Karolina to Ladies 1-kyu Over 0.5 annual winning rate (7 wins or more)

(Promotions of Professional Instructors were omitted in this English translation)

Retirements (Their retirement date and last game date are not decided yet)

9-Dan Kato Hifumi (Due to the regulations of Free-class player)
9-Dan Mori Keiji    〃
8-Dan Miyata Toshio    〃
7-Dan Horiguchi Koji    〃
7-Dan Mori Nobuo    〃

Translated by Hidetchi