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10 Top Players in the Prize and Game Money Ranking 2015

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Published at: 2016-02-05 14:00

Original site:http://www.shogi.or.jp/news/2016/02/201510.html

The annually-presented "Prize and Game Money Ranking" of 2015 resulted in the 10 top players listed below

2015 Total Prize and Game Money, 10 Top Players

Rank Name Amount Last year's rank
1 Meijin Yoshiharu Habu 11,900 (11,499) 1
2 8-Dan Tetsurou Itodani 5,531 (1,563) 12
3 Ryu-ou Akira Watanabe 4,577 (6,684) 3
4 9-Dan Toshiyuki Moriuchi 3,450 (8,374) 2
5 8-Dan Hisashi Namekata 2,689 (2,090) 6
6 8-Dan Amahiko Satou 2,616 (966) 21
7 Oushou Masataka Gouda 2,467 (2,340) 4
8 7-Dan Masayuki Toyoshima 2,459 (2,160) 5
9 9-Dan Kouichi Fukaura 2,373 (1,720) 8
10 8-Dan Akihito Hirose 2,042 (1,356) 15

Notes

※ The statistics period is January 1st 2015 ~ December 31st 2015
※ The number between the braces is from 2014. The Unit of the numbers is 10,000 yen. Numbers are only estimation.
※ Habu has been ranked 1st for 2 consecutive years, and 21 times in total.
※ In Ladies Professional, Kana Satomi (Ladies Meijin, Ladies Ou-i, Ladies Oushou, and Kurashiki Wisteria) was ranked 1st for 5 consecutive years.

Translated by Hidetchi