Shogi master Yoshiharu Habu wins seventh <I>eisei </I>lifetime title

National Dec 6, 2017

Shogi master Yoshiharu Habu wins seventh eisei lifetime title

Yoshiharu Habu on Tuesday became the first-ever professional shogi player to win a seventh eisei lifetime title. In the fifth qualifying round for the 30th Ryuo title held in Ibusuki, Kagoshima Prefecture, Habu, 47, beat title-holder Akira Watanabe, 33, in 87 moves, taking the prestigious ...