‘I have a car…’

0971a861b27a62358e2f562b87681814575710.jpg

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…

Continue reading

Did you like it?

Nakamura takes the Ouza title from Habu

smartselectimage_2017-10-12-15-22-14850104170.png

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…

Continue reading

Did you like it?

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…

Continue reading

Did you like it?

Habu will be the next challenger of the Ryuuou title

wp-image-2077113849

A few days after he lost the Oui title against Sugai, Habu Yoshiharu had an important game against Matsuo Ayumu. They played the third and last game for decide who is the challenger of the Ryuuou title.  渡辺明竜王の挑戦者を決める第30期竜王戦挑戦者決定三番勝負第3局が、9月8日(金)に行われ、羽生善治二冠が松尾八段に勝利し、第23期以来の竜王戦七番勝負登場を決めました。 https://t.co/7lFaj7qN4g — 日本将棋連盟【公式】 (@shogi_jsa) September 10, 2017 Habu won the first game but Matsuo was able to won the second. The last game they played yokofu-dori opening. Matsuo finished with his king right on the middle of the board. …

Continue reading

Did you like it?