2,362 games of ‘shogi’ played together marks Guinness record:The Asahi Shimbun

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This week on 7 city took place the largest number of games of shogi simultaneously. 山形県天童市「二千局盤来2018」将棋の同時対局数 世界新記録でギネス認定!現行の1574局を上回る2362局!会場にはKEN OKUYAMA DESIGN ×天童木工の飾り駒「MAIZURU」、参加賞には「3月のライオン」限定コースターも!#天童 #ふるさと納税 #ふるさとチョイス #GCF #二千局盤来 #将棋 #3月のライオン pic.twitter.com/OET0K6lX7r — 天童市の観光ガイド (@ikechang_com) October 14, 2018 Read more on: http://www.asahi.com/sp/ajw/articles/AJ201810150025.html

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Shogi culture test

The shogi federation will prepare the shogi culture test were you can try your general knowledge about shogi. On the video Suzuki, Yamaguchi and Moriuchi (from left to right) answer some example questions from the test. Can you get the correct answer? 1. How many wins/ loses got the youngest shogi player Fujii Souta at his game 100? 2. Changing only one kanji of the four characters compound 一攫千金 create a shogi proverb. 3. The…

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「The miracle of the crybaby Shottan」 trailer

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本日は瀬川さんの出身地の横浜市にあります #TOHOシネマズ上大岡 にお邪魔して、舞台挨拶を行いました!!場内は満席の大盛況でした😳✨ご来場頂いた皆様、劇場スタッフの皆様ありがとうございました! 最後に皆さんと記念撮影📷👏#泣き虫しょったんの奇跡 pic.twitter.com/0TakZQIAIv — 映画『泣き虫しょったんの奇跡』 (@ShottannMovie) September 17, 2018 2 weeks ago in Japan there was the premiere of the movie ‘The miracle of the crybaby Shottan‘ (泣き虫しょったんの奇跡). This is a nonfictional movie based on the book of the same name writed by the professional player Segawa Shouji. Here is the trailer:

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‘I have a car…’ 2

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Last year I appeared on a TV program on Tokyo channel named ‘I have a car…‘ visiting many places related to shogi. It was a very interesting experience and I was able to visit many places. This year I had the opportunity to make the second part and visit other places around Tokyo. This time it was again with the company of the model and strong amateur player Lindow and the professional female player Takemata…

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International Shogi Magazine

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Sorry for this late update, I prepared this post long time ago but was too busy to finish it. I will try to update the blog on September more often. The female professional shogi player Karolina Styczynska with the help of many amateur players around the world has created the International Shogi Magazine. They talk about many shogi topics, analyze gamesa and translate some japanese articles. Here is the link for the first and the…

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