Birthday presents

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Today, November 30, is my birthday so what a better opportunity for buy myself a few shogi books. I’m usually a ibisha (static rook) player but I want to learn to play furibushi (ranging rook) too so I bought two books about furibisha and one book about the endgame. 角交換四間飛車 The first one is exchange bishop 4th column ranging rook. I choose this one because I always has problems playing against this opening. So I…

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I want to go to Japan: Shogi edition

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Yesterday, there was a program on the japanese TV about foreigners who like Japan and want to visit it.  On that program they invited a small girl from Belarus to Japan. On the video they also showed the Shogi dojo of Minsk and some strong shogi players like Vincent Tanian and Sergei Lysenka. Here is the video of the TV program: https://youtu.be/wkOm0yJIwvY Did you like it?

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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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