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Iijima Eiji promoted to 8-Dan

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Published at: 2021-02-03 02:00

Original site:https://www.shogi.or.jp/news/2021/02/post_1988.html?utm_source=rss

飯島栄治

 Iijima Eiji 7-Dan, aged 41, has been promoted to 8-Dan by winning the game described below.

Date of promotion
February 2, 2021 (Tue)
Game
The 79th Meijin and jyunisen Tournament, Class C, Group 1
(Opponent: Takahashi Michio, 9-Dan)
Promotion criteria met:
190 wins in the official tournaments after 7-Dan promotion
Translated by Miki Suemasa

Anyoji Takanori promoted to 7-Dan

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Published at: 2021-01-27 02:35

Original site:https://www.shogi.or.jp/news/2021/01/post_1987.html?utm_source=rss

安用寺孝功

 Annyouji Takanori 6-Dan, aged 46, has been promoted to 7-Dan by winning the game described below.

Date of promotion
January 26, 2021 (Tue)
Game
The 47th Kiō Preliminary Tournament
(Opponent:Sakaguchi Satoru, 6-Dan)
Promotion criteria met:
150 wins in the official tournaments after 6-Dan promotion
Translated by Miki Suemasa

Japan Shogi Association and City of Nagoya signed an agreement on cooperation for cultural promotion

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Published at: 2021-01-22 09:50

Original site:https://www.shogi.or.jp/news/2021/01/post_1985.html?utm_source=rss

Japan Shogi Association and City of Nagoya signed an agreement on cooperation for cultural promotion on December 17th 2020(Thu)
By mutual efforts, both parties aim to promote the spread and promotion of Japanese shogi culture, and to contribute to the development of local communities by creating opportunities for citizens to become more interested in and exposed to shogi, a traditional Japanese culture.

The signing ceremony
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Photos:(Right)Takashi Kawamura,the mayor of Nagoya(Left)Sato Yasumitsu,President of Japan Shogi Association
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Photos:from right Waki Kenji,Senior Managing Director of Japan Shogi Association, Takashi Kawamura,the mayor of Nagoya, Yasumitsu Sato,President of Japan Shogi Association,Inoue Keita,Executive Director of Japan Shogi Association

<See the article of City of Nagoya>
https://www.city.nagoya.jp/kankobunkakoryu/page/0000136781.html(You will jump to the homepage of Nagoya)

Translated by Miki Suemasa

Kagawa Manao Women's 3-Dan promoted to Women's 4-Dan

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Published at: 2021-01-22 05:00

Original site:https://www.shogi.or.jp/news/2021/01/post_1984.html?utm_source=rss

香川愛生

 Kagawa Manao,Women's 3-dan, aged 27, has been promoted to Women's 4-Dan by winning the game described below.

Date of promotion
January 21, 2021 (Thu)
Game
The 43rd Kirishima Shuzo Cup Women's Championship Preliminary
(Opponent: Kai Tomomi,Women's 5-Dan)
Promotion criteria met:
120 wins after Women's 3-Dan promotion
Translated by Miki Suemasa

Sadamasu Minami Women's 1-Dan promoted to Women's 2-Dan

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Published at: 2021-01-20 02:55

Original site:https://www.shogi.or.jp/news/2021/01/post_1982.html?utm_source=rss

貞升南

 Sadamasu Minami,Women's 1-Dan, aged 34, has been promoted to Women's 2-Dan by winning the game described below.

Date of promotion
January 19, 2021 (Tue)
Game
The 43rd Kirishima Shuzo Cup Women's Championship Preliminary
(Opponent: Yamaguchi Nikori,Women's 2-Kyu
Promotion criteria met:
60 wins after Women's 1-Dan promotion
Translated by Miki Suemasa

Nohara Miran Women's 2-Kyu promoted to Women's 1-Kyu

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Published at: 2021-01-19 07:05

Original site:https://www.shogi.or.jp/news/2021/01/21_34.html?utm_source=rss

野原未蘭

 Nohara Miran,Women's 2-Kyu, aged 17, has been promoted to Women's 1-Kyu by winning the game described below.

Date of promotion
January 18, 2021 (Mon)
Game
The 43rd Kirishima Shuzo Cup Women's Championship Preliminary
(Opponent: Nakamura Marika, Women's 3-Dan)
Promotion criteria met:
Participated in The 43rd Kirishima Shuzo Cup Women's Championship
Translated by Miki Suemasa

Nagaoka Yuya 5-Dan promoted to 6-Dan

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Published at: 2020-12-11 02:30

Original site:https://www.shogi.or.jp/news/2020/12/post_1971.html?utm_source=rss

長岡裕也

 Nagaoka Yuya, 5-Dan, aged 35, has been promoted to 6-Dan by winning the game described below.

Date of promotion
December 10, 2020 (Thu)
Game
The 79th Meijin and Junisen tournament, Class C, Group 2
(Opponent: Nakata Isao,8-Dan)
Promotion criteria met:
120 wins in the official tournaments after 5-Dan promotion
Translated by Miki Suemasa

Yamaguchi Kirari Women's 2-Kyu debut in December 2020

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Published at: 2020-11-27 06:00

Original site:https://www.shogi.or.jp/news/2020/11/122_1.html?utm_source=rss

Yamaguchi Kirari(15 years old), a member of the B2 class of the Tokai Kenshukai training center, submitted her application for the Women's Professional License as of December 1, 2020, she will be a member of the Kansai Headquarters. Her badge number is 72. She is the younger sister of Yamaguchi Nikori, Women's 2-Kyu.
They are the 5th pair of sisters in Women's Professional world along with Nakakura, Ōba, Satomi and Wada sisters.

Name
Yamaguchi Kirari
Birth date
January 11th 2005(15years old)
Hometown
Gifu-shi, Gifu prefecture
Educational background
Uguisudani Senior High School,1st year in progress
Master
Nakada Shodo, 7-Dan
Month/Year admitted to enter Kenshukai
November 2016
Signature tactics
Third File Rook
Hobby
Listning to music
Reason she started playing shogi
To play shogi with my sister and brother who started playing it under the influence of my grandfather.
Translated by Miki Suemasa

Sawada Shingo promoted to 7-Dan

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Published at: 2020-10-15 02:00

Original site:https://www.shogi.or.jp/news/2020/10/post_1957.html?utm_source=rss

澤田真吾

 Sawada Shingo, 6-Dan, aged 28, has been promoted to 8-Dan by winning the game described below.

Date of promotion
October 14, 2020 (Wed)
Game
The 33rd Ryūō Tournament Class 2 Promotion Match
(Opponent: Matsuo Ayumu, 8-Dan)
Promotion criteria met:
Promoted to the 1st Class in the Ryūō Tournament
Translated by Miki Suemasa

Nagase Takuya Ōza promoted to 9-Dan

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Published at: 2020-10-15 02:00

Original site:https://www.shogi.or.jp/news/2020/10/post_1956.html?utm_source=rss

永瀬拓矢

 Nagase Takuya Ōza, aged 28, has been promoted to 8-Dan by winning the game described below.

Date of promotion
October 14, 2020 (Wed)
Game
The 68th Ōza title five-game tournament - Game 5th
(Opponent: Kubo Toshiaki,9-Dan)
Promotion criteria met:
Won the title for three terms
Translated by Miki Suemasa