Official News Release
Published at: 2019-03-27 06:30
Kato Momoko Shoureikai 1-Dan, aged 24, resigned from Shoureikai and submitted her application for Ladies Professional player.
Hence she becomes Ladies Professional player 3-Dan on April 1st 2019, based in Tokyo branch.
Acknowledging her achievement of total 8 titles (4-time Queen, 4-time Ladies Ouza), the JSA entitles her to Ladies 3-Dan, as opposed to Ladies 1-Dan in accordance with the original regulation of Shoureikai; “In case a female Shoureikai member, who holds 2-Kyu or higher, resigns from Shoureikai she is entitled to Ladies Professional player with the same Kyu or Dan of Shoureikai”.
- Kato Momoko
- Date of Birth
- March 9th, 1995 (aged 24)
- Setagaya, Tokyo
- Yasue Terutaka 8-Dan
- Admission to Shoreikai
- September, 2006
- Ballet, Reading, Karaoke
- Title match history
- Appeared 12 times, won 8 times (4-time Queen, 4-time Ladies Ouza)
Published at: 2019-01-17 03:00
Takebe Sayuri Ladies 3-Dan (40 years old）has been promoted to Ladies 4-Dan, winning the game described below.
- Date of promotion
- January 16th, 2019
- 1st Hulic Cup Seireisen, Qualify Round
(opponent: Kitao Madoka Ladies 2-Dan)
- Ground of promotion
- 120 wins in official tournaments since becoming 3-Dan
A letter of appreciation to Frank Rövekamp, President of the Federation of European Shogi Associations
Published at: 2018-08-24 06:00
On Friday, August 24, the Japan Shogi Association presented a letter of appreciation to Frank Rövekamp, President of the Federation of European Shogi Associations (FESA).
It is because of his great achievement in his overseas spread. Specifically, he managed the European Championship (ESC / WOSC), energetically spread Shogi in Europe for many years, and served as an official interpreter at the International Shogi Forum held every three years.
JSA Chairman Yasumitsu Sato presented a letter of appreciation, a souvenir and a gold badge.
Published at: 2017-03-02 05:00
Original site: https://www.shogi.or.jp/news/2017/03/post_1520.html
Suzuki Daisuke 8-Dan (42 years old) was promoted on March 1st, 2017, meeting the criteria in the game results.
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.
|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)|
- 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.
Published at: 2017-01-23 07:15
Original site: https://www.shogi.or.jp/news/2017/01/post_1504.html
12 or 11 correct answers: 8-Dan
10 correct answers: 7-Dan
Published at: 2017-01-23 05:15
Original site: https://www.shogi.or.jp/news/2017/01/post_1503.html
12 or 11 correct answers: 6-Dan
10 or 9 correct answers: 5-Dan
8 or 7 correct answers: 4-Dan
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.
Published at: 2017-01-20 10:05
Original site: https://www.shogi.or.jp/news/2017/01/post_1501.html
7-Dan Hirotaka Nozuki (43 years old) has been promoted to 8-Dan, winning the game described below.
- Date of promotion
- January 20, 2017
- 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)
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.