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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Tendo city promotion video

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Last weekend there was the Human Shogi game of Tendo city. Last year I had the opportunity to visit it and even take photos very near from the board. This year I couldn’t visit it but I would like to show this city promotion video in English. I hope you like it. The professional players who attend this year were Yamazaki, Yashiki. Segawa, Hifumin, Kagawa and Karolina. If you want to know more about the…

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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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