A Polish woman has become the first foreign professional player of shogi after her victory in a match Feb. 20her ranking.
Karolina Styczynska, a 25-year-oldWarsaw who graduate school at Yamanashi Gakuin University, beat professional player Minami Sadamasu in a preliminary game of the 44th Women’s Meijin (master) in Tokyo.
There are different systems of professionalfor men and women, who compete in separate tournaments. (Kyodo)
The Japan Times ST: March 3, 2017