I will report the trend of Shogi society on August 2007.
SATO yasumitsu succeeded to defend Kisei.
1. Professional shogi society
1-1. Major 7 title matches
|78th Kisei-sen||SATO yasumitsu Kisei 3-1 WATANABE akira. SATO defended.||5 set matches (3wins-match)|
|48th Oi-sen||HABU yoshiharu Oi 2-3 FUKAURA koichi.||7 set matches (4wins-match)|
|55th Oza-sen||KUBO toshiaki won over MORIUCHI toshiyuki and became the challenger to HABU Oza.||5 set matches (3wins-match)|
|65th Meijin-sen||MORIUCHI toshiyuki Meijin 4-3 GODA masataka. Moriuchi defended.||7 set matches (4wins-match)|
|56th Osho-sen||HABU yoshiharu Osho 4-3 SATO yasumitsu. Habu defended.||7 set matches (4wins-match)|
|32nd Kio-sen||MORIUCHI toshiyuki Kio 2-3 SATO yasumitsu. Sato got Kio title.||5 set matches (3wins-match)|
1-2. other title matches
|1st DAIWA Securities Cup||GODA masatakawon over MARUYAMA tadahisa and got the championship.||knock out tournament|
|25th ASAHI Open Tournament||HABU yoshiharu Asahi 3-1 AKUTU chikara.HABU got the championship. ASAHI Open Tournament end this time and a new knock out tournament named “ASAHI cup shogi open tournament” will be held instead of it.||5 set matches (3wins-match)|
|56th NHK TV shogi Tournament||Sato yasumitsu won over Moriuchi toshiyuki and got the championship for the first time.||knock out tournament|
2. Female professional shogi society
2-1. Major 4 female title matches
|29th Female Osho-sen||CHIBA ryoko female Osho 1-3 SIMIZU ichiyo. Shimizu got Female Osho title.||5 set matches (3wins-match)|
|33rd Female meijini-sen||YAUCHI rieko female meijin 3-2 NAKAI hiroe. Yauchi defended.||5 set matches (3wins-match)|
2-2. other title matches
I think that there is no topic to write on July and on August.
See you next report!