Japan’s love of shogi reignited thanks to 14-year-old record-breaker

according to Kyodo news. He started attending shogi classes after regularly thrashing his grandfather. Officials at the Japan Shogi Association have voiced concern over the media scrum surrounding Fujii, who must juggle his shogi career with schoolwork.
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