Tendo shogi matsuri: First day afternoon

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After the game between Muroya and Nakamura some of the players made a simultaneous exhibition to the attendants as the last performance of the day. I decided to went back to the hotel for rest because I was tired since I arrived 5 o’clock in the morning with the night bus from Tokyo, but, only 30 minutes later I went out to travel around the city. I visited the exposition of shogi pieces near the…

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Tendo human shogi. Muroya and Nakamura’s game

Muroya Yuki

The big event for the 1st day was the Human shogi game between the female players Muroya and Nakamura. They are both young female players. Muroya Yuki, born in Osaka, is now 24 years old. She became professional in 2010 and along with all his games she attends to many Shogi events and it makes her very popular with shogi fans. Nowadays she appears at the shogi TV program of the NHK channel. She is…

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Human shogi matsuri. First day morning.

King piece

The city of Tendo is in the prefecture of Yamagata, in the Tohoku area of Japan. At 400 kilometers from Tokyo, this small city is well known for his craftsmanship of shogi pieces. For go to Tendo I chose the cheapest way that was the night bus. It leaves 23:15 from Asakusa station and arrives at 5:20 to Tendo. The seat of the night bus is wider than the airplane seat and quite comfortable so…

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Nya shogi song

Yesterday I came back from the Tendou city human shogi festival and I have a lot to write about it. I will divide it in some post because I take more than 1000 pictures in this 2 days.

For start, I would like to introduce you this video with the song of nya shogi from the anime March comes in like a lion. Before I put a video about my son dancing and this time will be many pre-schoolers from the city of Tendou who is dancing this song.

 

I will upload more videos about my visit to Tendou and I’m planning to start some shogi lessons on youtube so I recommend you to subscribe to my youtube channel.