Hiroe Nakai

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Hiroe Nakai
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Personal information
OccupationProfessional shogi player

Hiroe Nakai (中井 広恵, Nakai Hiroe) (born June 24, 1969 in Hokkaido) is a Japanese Professional shogi player ranked 6-dan since 2002.[1][2] She was one of the rivals of Ichiyo Shimizu.

LPSA service[change | change source]

Nakai was selected to be the first representative director of The Ladies Professional Shogi-player's Association of Japan (LPSA) after it was established in 2007. She served in that position until 2010.[3]

Major titles[change | change source]

She has obtained 19 major titles in her career. This is a 3rd place record in Japanese shogi history.

Title Years Number of times overall
Women's Grand Master (女流名人) 1985-86, 1988, 1991–93, 1999, 2001–02 9 (Obtained lifetime title)
Women's King (女流王将) 1995, 2002–04 4
Women's Monarch (女流王位) 1990-92 3
Kurashiki Tōka Cup 2000-03 3

Awards and honors[change | change source]

Nakai received a number of Japan Shogi Association Annual Shogi Awards and other awards in recognition of her accomplishments in shogi and contributions made to Japanese society.[1][2][4]

Annual shogi awards[change | change source]

  • 13th-14th, 16th, 20th and 27th Annual Awards: Women's Professional Award
  • 29th-30th Annual Awards (April 2001 - March 2003): Women's Professional of the Year
  • 31st-32nd Annual Awards (April 2003 - March 2005): Women's Professional Award
  • 38th and 40th Annual Awards: Women's Professional Most Games Played

Other awards[change | change source]

  • 1986, February: Wakkanai, Hokkaido Meritorious Citizen Award

Gallery[change | change source]

References[change | change source]

  1. 1.0 1.1 "Nakai Hiroe" 中井 広恵 [Hiroe Nakai] (in Japanese). Ladies Professional Shogi-player's Association. May 29, 2007. Archived from the original on November 24, 2017. Retrieved August 28, 2019.
  2. 2.0 2.1 "Nakai Hiroe Joryū Rokudan (Joryū Kishi Bangō 17)" 中井広恵 女流六段(女流棋士番号17) [Hiroe Nakai Women's Professional 6d (Women's Professional Badge Number 17)] (in Japanese). Japan Shogi Association. Archived from the original on March 11, 2007. Retrieved November 6, 2017.
  3. "Joryū Hatsu no Tsūsan Roppyakushō Nakai Joryū Rokudan" 女流初の通算600勝 中井女流六段 [Nakai Women's Professional 6d, First Women's Professional to Win 600 Games]. Sankei Shimbun (in Japanese). January 22, 2015. Archived from the original on June 22, 2018. Retrieved February 28, 2018.
  4. "Shōgi Taishō Jushōsha Ichiranhyō" 将棋大賞受賞者一覧 [List of Annual Shogi Award Winners] (in Japanese). Japan Shogi Association. Archived from the original on August 27, 2016. Retrieved August 28, 2018.