European Youth Shogi Championship 2017 in Wroclaw


  A few days ago I introduced you to the video of Andrei Lysenka at the I Open Shogi tournament in Barcelona. This time is a video of the European Youth Championship in Wroclaw, Poland. The tournament had the visit from the professional players Yaichio Ono and Madoka Kitao. Many young players met for play this tournament. It feels good to see how shogi is spreading out (particularly in Europe) thanks to the work of people…

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1st Beer & Shogi tournament


Last weekend took place in The Hague the first Shogi & Beers tournament. Many players from Europe (and Japan) met in Netherlands to drink beer and, of course, to play this tournament organized by The Hague Shogi Club Tokin. (Facebook). The winner of the tournament was Twan Burg (2 Dan) from Netherlands who won all his games. The second place was for Jonatan Ruiz (2 Kyuu) from Spain with 5 points. Jonatan is in charge of…

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European Shogi Championship ESC/WOSC


2017 edition of European Shogi Championship will be held in the city of Kiev (Ukraine) on August 3-6. Shogi players from all over Europe will meet again this year for find who is the strongest. Last year edition’s winner was Jean Fortin, who have won 5 times in the last 8 years. The schedule for the tournament will be: August, 3 Team tournament Blitz tournament August, 4 Round 1 ESC/WOSC Round 2 ESC/WOSC Round 3 ESC/WOSC August,…

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Tournaments in Europe – December 2016

Here is a list of tournaments in Europe for the next month: Moi-Ogai-Tournament Berlin Date: 3 December Place: Schachclub BSV 63 Chemie Weißensee, Hansastraße 190, 13088 Berlin, Germany Swiss/MacMahon, 4 rounds, 40 min + 40 sec byoyomi +info Contact: Daniel Többens Goteborg Open Date: 10-11 December Place: Goteborgs Schackcentrum, Vegagatan 20, Goteborg, Sweden Swiss, 6 rounds, 45 min + 40 sec byoyomi +info Contact: Martin Danerud Minsk Shogi Cup 2016 Date: 17-18 December Place: Chess school #11, vul. Rakauskaja…

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