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August 25, 2011

August 2011 meeting

There will be an August meeting of the London Shogi Club on Saturday 27.08.2011 from around 10am at Caffe Nero, 10 Bedford Street, London WC2E 7HE. [map]. It will be a smaller get together than normal - look out for people with shogi sets.

Everyone is very welcome, regardless of strength or experience.

The nearest rail station is Charing Cross. Embankment, Covent Garden and Leicester Square underground stations are close, but it's best to check which lines are running with Transport for London

If you want to confirm attendance, feel free to let us know by leaving a comment or sending an email.

August 02, 2011

2011 British Shogi Championship Results

The 2011 British Open Shogi Championships were held in Hammersmith/Barnes (London) over the weekend of July 23rd/24th. Nineteen players entered a one-day qualification tournament on the Saturday at the Lyric Theatre, Hammersmith.

Five players qualified for an all-play-all play-off on the Sunday in Barnes. The clear winner of the 2011 British Open Shogi Championships was Daisuke Matsuura, winning all of his games on both days, ahead of Theo Taguchi (second) and Edward Ishiyama (third). Les Blackstock (fourth in the play-off) is the 2011 British Shogi Champion.

A more detailed report and photographs will be posted on Shogi London Supplement