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Google 11/21/2018 3:06:16 PM

Shogi pro Habu reaches 2000th official game in record time - The Mainichi


The Mainichi

Shogi pro Habu reaches 2000th official game in record time
The Mainichi
Habu currently faces a challenge for the Ryuo title he holds, from 31-year-old Akihito Hirose, who has an eighth-dan ranking. If Habu defends the title, he will become the first professional shogi player to win 100 titles. The Meijin Tournament is ...

Google 11/21/2018 11:00:19 AM

March Comes In Like A Lion Season 1 Part 1 Review - Anime UK News


Anime UK News

March Comes In Like A Lion Season 1 Part 1 Review
Anime UK News
It does this through showing the day-to-day life of Rei Kiriyama, a shogi prodigy who managed to achieve professional status when he was only in middle school. Now aged 17, having faced great tragedy already in his life, Rei finds himself living alone ...

Google 11/12/2018 9:44:13 AM

'Shogi' prodigy sets 2nd record for youngest title holder - Asahi Shimbun


Asahi Shimbun

'Shogi' prodigy sets 2nd record for youngest title holder
Asahi Shimbun
OSAKA--Rising "shogi" star Sota Fujii continued to rewrite the record books by becoming the youngest person to win the Shinjino title for up-and-coming players. The 16-year-old clinched the title by outplaying Wakamu Deguchi here on Oct. 17 in a ...

Google 10/18/2018 6:14:30 AM

Shogi whiz kid Fujii, 16, breaks 31-year record for youngest rookie of year - The Mainichi


The Mainichi

Shogi whiz kid Fujii, 16, breaks 31-year record for youngest rookie of year
The Mainichi
OSAKA -- Shogi phenomenon Sota Fujii, 16, broke the age record for winning the rookie of the year title for Japanese chess on Oct. 17, beating his opponent Wakamu Deguchi in a best-of-three contest here at the Kansai Shogi Kaikan building.

Google 10/17/2018 6:55:28 AM

4724 Shogi players break world record in Japan - UPI.com


UPI.com

4724 Shogi players break world record in Japan
UPI.com
Oct. 15 (UPI) -- Fans of Japanese board game Shogi gathered to break a Guinness World Record by playing 2,362 simultaneous games. Organizers of the Sunday event in Tendo said a total 4,724 people played 2,362 simultaneous games of Shogi, which is ...

Google 10/16/2018 6:39:00 AM

2362 games of 'shogi' played together marks Guinness record - Asahi Shimbun


Asahi Shimbun

2362 games of 'shogi' played together marks Guinness record
Asahi Shimbun
TENDO, Yamagata Prefecture--"Shogi" lovers as young as 3 gathered in their thousands at a parking lot here Oct. 14 to set a world record for the largest number of games of Japanese chess played simultaneously in one location. Organizers said the 2,362 ...

Google 10/15/2018 4:28:11 AM

Japan's shogi champ makes all the right moves as AI startup hits stratosphere - The Japan Times


The Japan Times

Japan's shogi champ makes all the right moves as AI startup hits stratosphere
The Japan Times
Takahiro Hayashi won his first nationwide title in shogi while still in high school and by the age of 22 he was the world amateur champion. His coaches were urging him to turn pro. But Hayashi wanted to be an entrepreneur, not a shogi player. So in ...

Google 8/22/2018 4:55:55 AM

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