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Kato Momoko Shoureikai 1-Dan becomes Ladies Professional player 3-Dan from April

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Published at: 2019-03-27 06:30

Original site:https://www.shogi.or.jp/news/2019/03/4_29.html?utm_source=rss

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Kato Momoko Shoureikai 1-Dan, aged 24, resigned from Shoureikai and submitted her application for Ladies Professional player.
Hence she becomes Ladies Professional player 3-Dan on April 1st 2019, based in Tokyo branch.
Acknowledging her achievement of total 8 titles (4-time Queen, 4-time Ladies Ouza), the JSA entitles her to Ladies 3-Dan, as opposed to Ladies 1-Dan in accordance with the original regulation of Shoureikai; “In case a female Shoureikai member, who holds 2-Kyu or higher, resigns from Shoureikai she is entitled to Ladies Professional player with the same Kyu or Dan of Shoureikai”.

Name
Kato Momoko
Date of Birth
March 9th, 1995 (aged 24)
Address
Setagaya, Tokyo
Master
Yasue Terutaka 8-Dan
Admission to Shoreikai
September, 2006
Hobbies
Ballet, Reading, Karaoke
Title match history
Appeared 12 times, won 8 times (4-time Queen, 4-time Ladies Ouza)
Translated by Hattorium130