Habu continues with a victory in the Ryuuou title match

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Last weekend on the second game of the Ryuuou title match Habu was able to overpass Watanabe. この画像がどうしても格ゲーに見えてしまう。パワーゲージが溜まったら絶妙手を放つとか妄想してみる。 pic.twitter.com/EkNnRbNmp6 — 西尾明 (@nishio1979) October 30, 2017 Habu played an opening that recently has became again famous between professional players. The castle Gangi was quite popular 30-40 years ago but it became less popular. On the recent days many players feeled that is very hard to win playing the Yagura castle sp they changed to the gangi.  Gangi means in japanese…

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Second game of the Ryuuou tournament

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Today in Oofunato, prefecture of Iwate, there will be the second match of the Ryuuou title. Habu won the first game played a few days ago. [竜王戦中継ブログ]対局検分: 16時30分ごろ、対局場の「大船渡市民文化会館」で、対局検分が行われました。 対局検分は、対局に使う盤駒、対局場の温度や明るさが対局に適したものであるかを確認することです。今回は特に問題なく、… https://t.co/TWKEcmMFwj pic.twitter.com/74XAbs5CkQ — 棋戦中継ブログ更新通知bot (@shogilive_blog) October 27, 2017 If you want to watch the game online you can try this link. http://sp.live2.nicovideo.jp/watch/lv306361793?ref=sharetw Did you like it?

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‘I have a car…’

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Yes, I know this is a strange title for a shogi post but this has a reason.  This weekend I will appear on japanese TV!! And not only this! I will appear on a program about shogi! There is a TV program on the TV Tokyo named ‘I have a car…’ (車あるんですけど) where they borrow a car to someone so he can go where he wants. This week, a professional model, a japanese comedian and…

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Nakamura takes the Ouza title from Habu

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Yesterday, on the 4th game of the Ouza title match Nakamura Taichi won Habu Yoshiharu proclaiming himself the new title holder. Nakamura, 29 years old, is young shogi player from Tokyo. Nowadays he is the main face of the shogi program at the NHK channel. ご視聴いただきましてありがとうございました(*^_^*)解説の佐藤NHK杯と中村六段とです。来週のNHK杯も引き続きよろしくお願いいたします。今日の将棋フォーカスは午後4時30分からとなっていますので、そちらもぜひご覧ください。 pic.twitter.com/45GXrNnigE — 藤田 綾 (@aya_fjt) September 3, 2017 Picture of Fujita Aya (center), Satou Yasumitsu (left) and Nakamura Taichi. Nakamura has become very famous among shogi fans, specially for…

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1 year anniversary!

Last week shogifan.com became 1 year old!!  It’s been 1 year since I start to publish the rules and explaining the shogi pieces. The first post was about the king.  I explained some strategies like the Yagura castle or some tactics like the Demon killer. There are still many strategies and tactics for explain so please follow this site for learn more about shogi.  I will also continue talking about many shogi events in Japan. So, if you are planning a…

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