Report of Shogi society in January 2010

January 30, 2010

I will report the trend of Shogi society in January 2010.

1. Professional shogi society

1-1. Major 7 title matches

Title matches

title status match condition
22nd Ryuo-sen WATANABE akira 4-0 MORIUCHI toshiyuki. WATANABE defended. 7 set matches
50th Oi-sen FUKAURA koichi 4-3 KIMURA kazuki. FUKAURA defended. 7 set matches
57th Oza-sen HABU yoshiharu 3-0 YAMASAKI takayuki. HABU defended. 5 set matches
67th Meijin-sen HABU yoshiharu 4-3 GODA masataka. HABU defended. 7 set matches
59th Osho-sen HABU yoshiharu 1-1 KUBO toshiaki. 7 set matches
80th Kisei-sen HABU yoshiharu 3-2 KIMURA kazuki. HABU defended. 5 set matches
35th Kio-sen SATO yasumitsu became the challenger to KUBO toshiaki Kio. 5 set matches

2. Female professional shogi society

2-1. Major 5 female title matches

title status match condition
20th Female Oi-sen ISHIBASHI sachio 2-3 SHIMIZU ichiyo. SHIMIZU got Female Oi title. 5 set matches
17th KURASHIKI TOKA SATOMI kana 2-
0 NAKAMURA ma
rika
. SATOMI defended.
3 set matches
31st Female Osho-sen SHIMIZU ichiyo 2-0 UEDA hatsumi. SHIMIZU defended. 3 set matches
36th Female Meijini-sen SHIMIZU ichiyo 0-1 SATOMI kana. 5 set matches
3rd MAINABI Female Open The playoff will be held between SAIDA haruko and KAI tomomi. The winner will become the challenger to YAUCHI rieko Jyooh. 5 set matches

That’s all.
See you next report!