Karolina Styczynska’s folding fan

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A few days ago I participated on a quiz where the price was a folding fan written by hand by the female shogi player Karolina Styczynska. I was lucky I got chosen and I received the price two days ago. 【プレゼント情報】カロリーナ女流1級 直筆揮毫入り「扇子」&「色紙」が各2名様に当たる!詳しくはこちら→https://t.co/TUYO89EPgM 揮毫は「風林火山」。色紙の方はなんと…!! #カロリーナ #ステチェンスカ #風林火山 #銀河将棋ch #女流棋士 pic.twitter.com/0yP3dnMtMR — 銀河将棋チャンネル (@Ginga_shogi) October 5, 2017 These handwritted folding fans are very valous because usually is very rare to get one. I’m really happy I got one! Now I got my…

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Shogi International Forum

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Today has started the International Shogi Forum in KitaKyushuu. The main tournament will be played tomorrow. Here is the list of the participant members: 1 Europe Norway Richart Bjerke 2 Sweden Christer Hartman 3 Finland Mikko Tornqvist 4 United Kingdom Steven Cain 5 Portugal Fernando Batista 6 Spain Jordi Fluvia 7 France Jean Fortin 8 Netherlands Wouter de Haas 9 Belgium Jean-François Hastir 10 Denmark Peter Heine Nielsen 11 Germany Thomas Leiter 12 Italy Michele…

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Human shogi at Sekigahara

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Last weekend there was a human shogi exhibition in Sekigahara. This is the first time that this type of event is held in Sekigahara. Other famous human shogi battles are held on Himeji and Tendo. The Meijin Satou Amahiko faced Yamazaki Takayuki in the recreation of the battle of Sekigahara. Sekigahara is at the prefecture of Gifu, between Nagoya and Kyoto, and is the spot of the most famous battle in Japan. The battle of Sekigahara took…

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Shogi game with real Toyota cars

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A few years ago there was a special program about shogi where Habu Yoshiharu played a game against Toyoshima Masayuki. This game was carried out at the baseball Seibu domed stadium in Saitama. Each player had to give orders to their drivers to move the car/piece to the desired square. It is similar to the human shogi of Tendo but using cars instead for people. All cars were from Toyota who sponsored the event. There…

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Keikyuu Shogi Matsuri

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Every year, at the department store of the Keikyuu line of Kamiooka station in Yokohama there is a shogi festival for 3 days where many players are invited. I was able to assist the second and the third day. On the second day, I made a fast visit and I got the autograph of Karolina Styczyńska and took some photos of Nakamura Taichi and Saito Shintaro. They are called by the fans as the prince…

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