Makoto Sasaki (shogi)

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Makoto Sasaki
Native name佐々木慎
Born (1980-01-21) January 21, 1980 (age 40)
HometownNakano, Tokyo
NationalityJapanese
Career
Achieved professional statusApril 1, 2001(2001-04-01) (aged 21)
Badge Number240
Rank6 dan
TeacherShigeru Sekine [ja]
Meijin classB2
Ryūō class4
Websites
JSA profile page
Official website

Makoto Sasaki (佐々木 慎, Sasaki Makoto, born January 21, 1980) is a Japanese professional shogi player, ranked 6-dan.[1]

Promotion history[edit]

The promotion history for Sasaki is as follows:[2]

  • 1993: 6-kyū
  • 1997: 1-dan
  • 2001, April 1: 4-dan
  • 2006, April 19: 5-dan
  • 2012, February 22: 6-dan

Awards and honors[edit]

Sasaki received the Japan Shogi Association's 35th Annual Shogi Award for "Most Consecutive Games Won" for the 2007–8 season.[3]

References[edit]

  1. ^ "Kishi Dētabēsu: Sasaki Makoto" 棋士データベース: 佐々木慎 [Professional Shogi Player Database: Makoto Sasaki] (in Japanese). Japan Shogi Association. Retrieved February 28, 2018.
  2. ^ "Kishi Dētabēsu: Sasaki Makoto Shōdan Rireki" 棋士データベース: 佐々木慎 昇段履歴 [Professional Shogi Player Database: Makoto Sasaki Promotion History] (in Japanese). Japan Shogi Association. Retrieved May 30, 2018.
  3. ^ "Kishi Dētabēsu: Sasaki Makoto Shōgi Taishō" 棋士データベース: 佐々木慎 将棋大賞 [Professional Shogi Player Database: Makoto Sasaki Annual Shogi Awards] (in Japanese). Japan Shogi Association. Retrieved May 30, 2018.

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