Below you can find Top 50 in professional shogi players rating-list on December, 2005. During last 1.5 year Y.Habu occupies the top position in the professional's rating. A.Watanabe is on the 2nd place with best personal result. Y.Sato and T.Moriuchi occupy the next positions. This rating-list modifies regularly - every three monthes. Last time there were 158 players in the rating-list.
By materials of japanese resources
Andrei Kasperovich, 2006