From One Record Holder to Another (Japan in Photos)
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Japanese shōgi prodigy Fujii Sōta (right) and yokozuna Hakuhō lock hands at the Aichi Prefectural Gymnasium in Nagoya on July 12, 2017. Fujii, a native of nearby Seto, met with Hakuhō during the Nagoya Tournament and gave the grand champion a folding fan printed with the phrase shinshi o tassu (achieve your goals). Hakuhō, who surpassed legendary yokozuna Taihō with his thirty-third tournament championship in 2015, is now looking to capture his thirty-ninth trophy in Nagoya. Fujii recently thrilled the nation with his record-setting run of 29 consecutive victories. (© Jiji)

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