Teen shogi player Fujii achieves 200th win
NHK -- Nov 21
Teenage shogi sensation Fujii Sota has become the youngest professional shogi player to mark 200 victories.

Fujii holds two of the traditional board game's eight major titles.

On Friday, Fujii took on ninth-dan Kimura Kazuki in a league competition to decide a challenger to the current holder of the Osho title -- one of the eight major titles.

Fujii beat Kimura to win his 200th career victory at the age of 18 years and four months.

In August, Fujii won four straight matches in a best-of-seven series against then Oi title holder Kimura and earned the title.

The Japan Shogi Association says Fujii has recorded 200 wins and 40 losses in his shogi career -- only four years and one month after he turned pro.

Ninth-dan Habu Yoshiharu reached the 200-victory mark at the age of 19 years and one month.

将棋の藤井聡太二冠が最年少で通算200勝を達成しました。  藤井二冠は20日、王将戦挑戦者決定リーグで木村一基九段に勝利し、18歳4カ月と1日で通算200勝を達成しました。調べられる範囲では最年少での200勝達成です。これで藤井二冠の通算成績は200勝40敗となり、勝率は8割3分3厘となっています。羽生善治九段は19歳1カ月と28日で達成し、勝率は7割8分7厘となっていて、藤井二冠は年齢、勝率ともに将棋界のレジェンド・羽生九段を上回りました。
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