Tendo city promotion video

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Last weekend there was the Human Shogi game of Tendo city. Last year I had the opportunity to visit it and even take photos very near from the board. This year I couldn’t visit it but I would like to show this city promotion video in English. I hope you like it. The professional players who attend this year were Yamazaki, Yashiki. Segawa, Hifumin, Kagawa and Karolina. If you want to know more about the…

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Tendo Human Shogi: Miura vs Abe game

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After the talk of the players and all the other amenities at the morning the game of human shogi between Miura and Abe started. As the previous day, the Chairman of the game was the feudal lord Oda Nobunaga. Again, his two vassals needed to fight in front of their Lord. For this day, the people who play as a shogi piece are selected from many candidates so people from all Japan go to Tendo…

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Tendo Shogi Matsuri: 2nd day morning

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This Sunday there was the two big events of the festival. Along with the traditional game between pros, there was also the visit of the famous actor Kamiki Ryuunosuke and the movie director Ootomo Keishi. When I arrived at the site I went to the information desk and asked if I could get a media pass for taking pictures above the stage. I was lucky and I got the pass so I was able to take…

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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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