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Ladies 1-kyu Ishimoto Sakura has been Promoted to Ladies 1-Dan

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Published at: 2017-03-09 10:30

Original site:https://www.shogi.or.jp/news/2017/03/1_36.html

石本さくら女流1級Ladies 1-kyu Ishimoto Sakura (aged 18) has been promoted to Ladies 1-Dan, winning the game described below.

Date of promotion
March 9th, 2017
Game
44th Okada Museum Cup, Ladies Meijin Championship, Qualifying Round
(opponent: Ladies 2-kyu Karolina Styczynska)
Promotion criteria met
Entering Ladies Meijin League
Translated by Hidetchi

6-Dan Saito Shintaro has been Promoted to 7-Dan

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Published at: 2017-03-09 02:30

Original site:https://www.shogi.or.jp/news/2017/03/post_1524.html

斎藤慎太郎七段6-Dan Saito Shintaro (aged 23) has been promoted to 7-Dan, winning the game described below.

Date of promotion
March 8th, 2017
Game
75th Ranking League (jun-i-sen), B2-class
(opponent: 8-Dan Kitahama Kensuke)
Promotion criteria met
Entering B1-class of Ranking League
Translated by Hidetchi

Suzuki Daisuke 8-Dan has been Promoted to 9-Dan

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Published at: 2017-03-02 05:00

Original site:https://www.shogi.or.jp/news/2017/03/post_1520.html

鈴木大介八段Suzuki Daisuke 8-Dan (42 years old) was promoted on March 1st, 2017, meeting the criteria in the game results.

Translated by Hidetchi

2016 Top 10 Game Money Ranking

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Published at: 2017-02-03 00:00

Original site:https://www.shogi.or.jp/news/2017/02/201610.html

10 top players in the annual game money ranking have been decided as below.

Rank Name Amount
(unit: 10,000yen)
Last year
1 3-Crown Yoshiharu Habu 9,150 1st (11,900)
2 Ryuou Akira Watanabe 7,390 3rd (4,577)
3 Meijin Amahiko Sato 5,722 6th (2,616)
4 8-Dan Tetsuro Itodani 3,543 2nd (5,531)
5 8-Dan Takayuki Yamasaki 3,206 17th (1,346)
6 Oushou Masataka Gouda 3,185 7th (2,467)
7 7-Dan Masayuki Toyoshima 2,492 8th (2,459)
8 9-Dan Tadahisa Maruyama 2,210 23rd (1,106)
9 9-Dan Hiroyuki Miura 1,997 12th (1,989)
10 9-Dan Kouichi Fukaura 1,849 9th (2,373)

【Information】

  • 3-Crown (Oui, Ouza, Kisei) Yoshiharu Habu is ranked 1st for the 22nd time, 3 times in a row.
  • In Ladies Professional, Jo-ou Momoko Kato is ranked 1st for the first time.
Translated by Hidetchi

Find-the-Next-Move Problems, Highest Dan Level

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Published at: 2017-01-23 07:15

Original site:https://www.shogi.or.jp/news/2017/01/post_1504.html

ネット最高段位へ挑戦認定問題_01 ネット最高段位へ挑戦認定問題_02

ネット最高段位へ挑戦認定問題_03 ネット最高段位へ挑戦認定問題_04

ネット最高段位へ挑戦認定問題_05 ネット最高段位へ挑戦認定問題_06

ネット最高段位へ挑戦認定問題_07 ネット最高段位へ挑戦認定問題_08

ネット最高段位へ挑戦認定問題_09 ネット最高段位へ挑戦認定問題_10

ネット最高段位へ挑戦認定問題_11 ネット最高段位へ挑戦認定問題_12

12 or 11 correct answers: 8-Dan
10 correct answers: 7-Dan

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Find-the-Next-Move Problem, Advanced Level

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Published at: 2017-01-23 05:15

Original site:https://www.shogi.or.jp/news/2017/01/post_1503.html

上級ネット認定問題_01 上級ネット認定問題_02

上級ネット認定問題_03 上級ネット認定問題_04

上級ネット認定問題_05 上級ネット認定問題_06

上級ネット認定問題_07 上級ネット認定問題_08

上級ネット認定問題_09 上級ネット認定問題_10

上級ネット認定問題_11 上級ネット認定問題_12

12 or 11 correct answers: 6-Dan
10 or 9 correct answers: 5-Dan
8 or 7 correct answers: 4-Dan

Translated by Hidetchi

9-Dan Kato Won a Game in the Oldest Age

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Published at: 2017-01-20 10:40

Original site:https://www.shogi.or.jp/news/2017/01/post_1502.html

9-Dan Hifumi Kato won a game against 7-Dan Eiji Iijima in the 88th Kisei Tournament, Second Preliminaries held at Shogi Kaikan in Tokyo on January 20th, establishing a new record of winning a game in the oldest age of 77 years and 0 month, exceeding the former record by 9-Dan Yuzo Maruta of 76 years and 11 months.

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7-Dan Hirotaka Nozuki has been Promoted to 8-Dan

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Published at: 2017-01-20 10:05

Original site:https://www.shogi.or.jp/news/2017/01/post_1501.html

野月浩貴八段7-Dan Hirotaka Nozuki (43 years old) has been promoted to 8-Dan, winning the game described below.

Date of promotion
January 20, 2017
Game
43rd Kiou Championship, Qualify Round
(opponent: 7-Dan Hisashi Ogura)
Ground of promotion
By the number of games won (Winning 190 games after promotion to 7-Dan)



Translated by Hidetchi

JSA and Third-party Committee Conclude Miura Incident to be False Allegation

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Published at: 2017-01-04 19:00

In the press conferences by the JSA and the third-party committee that took place on December 26 & 27, 2016, the incident has been officially concluded to be a false accusation. JSA acknowledged that 9-Dan Hiroyuki Miura is innocent of any wrongdoing; and apologized, promising to make every effort to ensure that Miura's reputation is fully restored.

81Dojo covers the details of the incident, translating key articles and documents into English.

81Dojo News Release: Third-party Committee Concluded Miura Incident to be False Allegation

Written by Hidetchi

5-Dan Kouhei Funae has been Promoted to 6-Dan

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Published at: 2016-12-28 14:10

Original site:http://www.shogi.or.jp/news/2016/12/post_1493.html

船江恒平六段5-Dan Kouhei Funae (29 years old) has been promoted to 6-Dan.

Date of promotion
December 28th, 2016
Ground of promotion
By the number of winning games (120 wins in official games after the promotion to 5-Dan)






Translated by Hidetchi