7th International Shogi Forum in Kitakyushuu. Shogi Federation report

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Report in japanese from the shogi federation with many puctures of the participants. You can see more pictures on the link below. 日本将棋連盟の第7回国際将棋フォーラムin 北九州 開催報告のページです。日本将棋連盟は伝統文化としての将棋の普及発展と技術向上や将棋を通じた交流親善などを目的とした公益社団法人です。 Source: 第7回国際将棋フォーラムin 北九州 開催報告|イベント|日本将棋連盟 Did you like it?

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America wins the International Shogi Forum

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Last weekend in KitaKyuushuu there was the International Shogi Forum. This event happens once every 3 years and the strongest players around the world meet in maybe the most important tournament for foreigners. Three years ago this tournament was in Shizuoka and I was able to visit it but this year due to personal reasons I couldn’t go. The winner in Shizuoka was the special invited representative from Japan. A schoolboy. This year, the invited player from…

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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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International Shogi Forum in Kitakyushu

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Some information of the next International shogi Forum has been released in Japanese. It will be held at the International Conference Center the days 28 and 29.  On Friday 27 there will be an eve party with the attendance of some shogi player and some invited players from around the world. Along this two days, there will be the international tournament where players all around the world will play for decide who is the strongest…

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