Official News Release
Published at: 2020-04-01 10:10
Ido Chihiro Ladies 2-Dan takes maternity and parental leave during 2020/4/1～2020/8/31.
It would be greatly appreciated your support and consideration.
Published at: 2020-04-01 10:00
Shogi Grand Award Committee meeting was held to publicly recognize the Shogi players contributed in 2019 fiscal year at Shogi Kaikan in Shibuya-ku, Tokyo on 4/1/2020. Each award of 47th Shogi Grand awards was selected as follows.
List of 47th Shogi Grand Awards
- 【Best Player Award】
- Watanabe Akira 3-crown (2nd time)
- 【Special Award】
- Kimura Kazuki Oi (1st time)
- 【Excellent Player Award】
- Toyoshima Masayuki Ryuo Meijin (1st time)
- 【Fighting-spirit Award】
- Nagase Takuya 2-crown (1st time)
- 【New Face Award】
- Honda Kei 5-Dan
- 【Most Games Award】
- Sasaki Daichi 5-Dan 67 games (1st time)
- 【Most Wins Award】
- Fujii Souta 7-Dan 53 wins (2nd time)
- 【Best Win Rate Award】
- Fujii Souta 7-Dan 53wins 12 loses 0.815 (3rd time, 3 consecutive years)
- 【Most Consecutive Wins Award】
- Nagase Takuya 2-crown 15 consecutive wins (2019/2/22～2019/4/23) (3rd time)
- 【Ladies Best Player Award】
- Satomi Kana Ladies 4-crown (10th time, 5 consecutive years)
- 【Ladies Excellent Player Award】
- Ito Sae Ladies 3-Dan (2nd time)
- 【Ladies Most Games Award】
- Ito Sae Ladies 3-Dan (3rd time, 3 consecutive years) 46 Games
- 【Tokyo Shogi Reporters Award】
- Takahashi Yamato Ladies 3-Dan
- 【Masuda Kozo Award】
- elmo (elmo castle)
- 【Masuda Kozo Special Award】
- Waki Kenji 8-Dan (Waki System)
- 【Best Game Award】
- 60th Oi 7th Game Toyoshima Masayuki Oi vs Kimura Kazuki 9-Dan
- 【Ladies Best Game Award】
- 9th Ricoh Cup Ladies Oza 4th Game
Satomi Kana Ladies Oza vs Nishiyama Tomoka Queen & Ladies Osho
- 【Best Game Special Award】
- 69th Osaka Osho Cup Challenger League
Hirose Akihito Ryuo vs Fujii Souta 7-Dan
※ 【Ladies Player Award】has been replaced to【Excellent Ladies Player Award】 since 45th (2017).
【Ladies Best Game Award】has newly founded since 46th (2018).
Published at: 2020-04-01 09:00
Notification of Ladies players leave as follows.
Published at: 2020-04-01 09:00
The following player is moving out to Free-class in 2020.
Kamiya Hiroshi 8-Dan
Published at: 2020-04-01 08:00
Promotion and retirement of Shogi players as of 2020/4/1 is as follows.
Hattori Shinichiro to 4-Dan 66th Shoreikai 3-Dan league Taniai Hiroki to 4-Dan 66th Shoreikai 3-Dan league Orita Shogo to 4-Dan Pass the professional transfer examination Katsumata Kiyokazu to 7-Dan Free class promotion criteria Kosaka Noboru to 8-Dan Retired player promotion criteria Oshima Eiji to 8-Dan Retired player promotion criteria Shimizu Ichiyo to Ladies 7-Dan Superb achievement Satomi Kana to Ladies 6-Dan Superb achievement Mizumachi Miyu to Ladies 1-Dan Annual win ratio 0.5 or higher (８wins or more) Fujii Nana to Ladies 1-Dan Annual win ratio 0.5 or higher (８wins or more) Wakita Nanako to Ladies 1-Dan Annual win ratio 0.5 or higher (８wins or more) Nodasawa Ayano to Ladies 1-Dan Retired Ladies player promotion criteria Ishizuka Tooru Coaching 6-Dan Coaching criteria Tsukioka Daisuke Coaching 4-Dan Same as above Honda Tsutomu Coaching 2-Dan Same as above Kawashima Makoto Coaching 2-Dan Same as above ■ Retirement Kiriyama Kiyosumi 9-Dan Free class criteria Tosa Koji 8-Dan Same as above Ito Hirofumi 7-Dan Same as above Fujikura Yuki 5-Dan Same as above Takamure Sachiko Ladies 4-Dan Ladies player retirement criteria Sanada Ayako Ladies 2-Dan Same as above Nodasawa Ayano Ladies 1-kyu Same as above