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Author: Twan Burg


2017-03-25
The weekend of 17 and 18 March 2017 saw the first edition of 'The Hague Shogi and Beer', organized by Shogi Club Tokin in the centre of The Hague. The format with 6 shogi games in two days, with extra events like a group dinner and beer tasting attracted participants from multiple countries. People from the following countries were present: Sweden, Denmark, France, Belgium, Germany, Spain and The Netherlands.



After the first day, there were 3 leaders: Thomas Heshe, Christophe Weimann, and myself read more...
This year the ESC/WOSC Shogi was organized in the European Go Cultural Centre in Amstelveen, close to Amsterdam.
It attracted a record number of participants: 121 people played in the main event: The World Open Shogi Championship(WOSC).
The best 32 players from Europe played a maximum of 5 rounds in a knock-out format for the European Shogi Championship(ESC). Once they finished this tournament, they continued with their accumulated points in the WOSC.
In this report I also share 3 games that I played myself. In the bottom you can find the sfen of those games.
At the bottom you can also find many links to pictures and video's!
I also share some standings, see here for a link to all standings.


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2016-07-03
On the 25th of June there was a Shogi tournament in Liège, Belgium. It was called 3es Rencontres d'Outre-Meuse', where Outre-Meuse means 'On the other side of the river Maas'. It was an international tournament, with 5 French players, 5 Belgium players, 5 Dutch players and one player from Japan.

My first shogi tournament abroad. I wanted to get an official rating before the European championships in August. For this, I needed 4 more games to get to 12. The prices and the participant list looked quite interesting.
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