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Eighth-Dan Hirose Gains First Win in 69th Osaka Osho Cup Osho Tournament 7-game Match Second Game

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Published at: 2020-01-26 08:40

Original site:https://www.shogi.or.jp/news/2020/01/20012526_n_result_01.html?utm_source=rss

The second game of the 69th Osaka Osho Cup Osho Tournament seven-game match, where 8-Dan Hirose Akihito is challenging Osho Watanabe Akira, was held at Sansuikan in Takatsuki, Osaka prefecture on January 25 and 26. Hirose beat Watanabe with 117 moves and gained his first win.

The third game will take place at Hotel Kagetsu in Otawara, Tochigi prefecture on February 8 and 9.

The seven-game match of the Osaka Osho Cup Osho Tournament will be broadcast live on The Mainichi, the Osho Tournament live reporting blog and the Japan Shogi Association’s broadcasting app for smartphones.

The games will also be broadcast live on Shogi Premium (*paid registration required).

Translated by Ayako Ishimoto