The third station of "Eiou", one of the eight major titles of shogi, will start in Chiba prefecture on the 24th.

It will be interesting to see if Souta Fujii's five crowns will win three consecutive victories and defend the title of "Eiou", or if Wakamu Deguchi Rokudan, who will challenge the first title match, will return one win.

So far, the fifth game of "Eiou Battle" has been held in Kashiwa City, Chiba Prefecture on the 24th, with the title Fujii Gokan winning the challenger's exit 6th dan in a row and taking a check in defense. increase.

On the 23rd, the two confirmed the game room and the pieces to be used, Fujii Gokan said, "I want to fight by making the best use of the game so far," and Exit 6th Dan said, "Because it wasn't good until the second station, the third station. I want to point firmly, "he said with enthusiasm.

Last year, Fujii Gokan set the youngest record one after another, and in February, he achieved the first ever "Gokan" as a teenager in the "Osho War", and this time "Ei". "Osho" is the first defense of this year.

On the other hand, Exit 6th Dan is from Akashi City, Hyogo Prefecture, and became a professional shogi player in 2019, and this is his first title match.

It is expected that the victory or defeat will be decided on the afternoon of the 24th, whether the five crowns of Fujii will win the game on the 24th and win three consecutive victories to protect the position of "Eiou", or the sixth dan exit will win the title match for the first time.