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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Fujii Souta wins the Shinjin tournament and breaks a new record

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Fujii Souta has won the second game of the Shinjin tournament against Deguchi, the other finalist, who is still in the shoreikai league. This is second title of Fujii since he won the Asahi cup in February. 結果速報【第49期新人王戦 決勝三番勝負】10/17(水) 藤井聡太七段 vs.出口若武三段の第2局は、藤井七段が105手までで勝利し、自身最後の新人王戦を優勝、そして新人王戦優勝の最年少記録を31年ぶりに更新しました。ただいま感想戦を生放送中です。 ▼視聴https://t.co/qF7Jkha9rm pic.twitter.com/vzvuc6m6rB — ニコ生公式_将棋 (@nico2shogi) October 17, 2018 They played they the reclining silver exchange bishop openning and it looked like Fujii got this openning prepared before the game. Until this position both players…

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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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