Habu continues with a victory in the Ryuuou title match

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Last weekend on the second game of the Ryuuou title match Habu was able to overpass Watanabe. この画像がどうしても格ゲーに見えてしまう。パワーゲージが溜まったら絶妙手を放つとか妄想してみる。 pic.twitter.com/EkNnRbNmp6 — 西尾明 (@nishio1979) October 30, 2017 Habu played an opening that recently has became again famous between professional players. The castle Gangi was quite popular 30-40 years ago but it became less popular. On the recent days many players feeled that is very hard to win playing the Yagura castle sp they changed to the gangi.  Gangi means in japanese…

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Yagura -1 矢倉

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This is first of a series of post were I will talk about different openings 序盤, how to build a good castle for protect the king and how to attack your enemies castle. One of the main castle in Shogi is the Yagura. According to Yonenaga, president of the Japan Shogi Association from 2005 to 2012, the Yagura is the pure art of Shogi. First of all let’s remember the initial position in the shogi…

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