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About official tournaments participation for Ladies Pros and Female Shorekai Members

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Published at: 2019-08-07 06:30

Original site:https://www.shogi.or.jp/news/2019/08/post_1810.html?utm_source=rss

At this time, Japan Shogi Association has established a rule for when Ladies Professional player passes "Professional Admission Test" or when woman who belongs to Shoreikai is promoted to 4-Dan:


① A Ladies Professional player is entitled to participate in both Ladies tournaments and Professional tournaments, provided that she passes "Professional Admission Test".
② A woman who gets promoted to 4-Dan through Shoreikai is able to apply for Ladies Professional player status, provided that she applies within two weeks after she is promoted to 4-Dan.

Translated by Len_kurina