[shogi]Report of Shogi society in March 2009

April 2, 2009

I will report the trend of Shogi society in March 2009.

1. Professional shogi society

1-1. Major 7 title matches

Title matches

title status match condition
21st Ryuo-sen WATANABE akira 4-3 HABU yoshiharu. WATANABE defended and got the right of “Eisei Ryuo” because he got Ryuo five times continuously. 7 set matches (4wins-match)
49th Oi-sen FUKAURA koichi 4-3 HABU yoshiharu. FUKAURA defended. 7 set matches (4wins-match)
56th Oza-sen HABU yoshiharu 3-0 KIMURA kazuki. HABU defended. 5 set matches (3wins-match)
67th Meijin-sen GODA masataka became the challenger to HABU yoshiharu Meijin. 7 set matches (4wins-match)
57th Osho-sen HABU yoshiharu 4-3 FUKAURA koichi. HABU defended. 7 set matches (4wins-match)
79th Kisei-sen SATO yasumitsu 2-3 HABU yoshiharu. HABU got Kisei title. 5 set matches (3wins-match)
34th Kio-sen SATO yasumitsu 2-3 KUBO toshiaki. KUBO got Kio title. 5 set matches (3wins-match)

2. Female professional shogi society

2-1. Major 5 female title matches

title status match condition
19th Female Oi-sen ISHIBASHI sachio 3-2 SHIMIZU ichiyo. ISHIBASHI defended. 5 set matches (3wins-match)
16th KURASHIKI TOKA SHIMIZU ichiyo 0-2 SATOMI kana. SATOMI got KURASHIKI TOKA. 3 set matches (2wins-match)
30th Female Osho-sen SHIMIZU ichiyo 3-1 YAUCHI rieko. SHIMIZU defended. 5 set matches (3wins-match)
35th Female Meijini-sen YAUCHI rieko 2-3 SHIMIZU ichiyo. SHIMIZU got Female Meijini. 5 set matches (3wins-match)
2nd MAINABI Female Open IWANE sinobu became the challenger to YAUCHI rieko Jyooh. 5 set matches (3wins-match)

That’s all.
See you next report!