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Shogi prodigy Sota Fujii took another step Saturday toward his ultimate goal of winning all of the game's eight major titles by claiming his fifth, becoming the youngest player to do so, at age 19 and 6 months.

Fujii completed a sweep of 37-year-old Akira Watanabe in the best-of-seven Osho championship with his Game 4 victory in Tachikawa, western Tokyo, after entering the series in early January as the challenger.

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