Fujii wins Ryuo shogi title, sets record, after defeating Toyoshima

The Yomiuri Shimbun
Sota Fujii, right, is seen after defeating Ryuo titleholder Masayuki Toyoshima on Saturday.

Teenage shogi sensation Sota Fujii defeated Ryuo titleholder Masayuki Toyoshima in the fourth match of the best-of-seven series on Saturday in Ube, Yamaguchi Prefecture. At 19-years and three-months of age, Fujii became the youngest player to hold four major titles, which in addition to the Ryuo include the Eio, Oi and Kisei.