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Intro to Shogi Workshop

Presented by Phoenix Shogi, this session will cover the fundamentals of shogi, providing participants with a brief look at the history and legacy of the game, as well as a chance to learn and play with others.

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Intro to Shogi Workshop
Intro to Shogi Workshop

Time & Location

Mar 03, 2024, 1:00 PM – 2:30 PM

Phoenix, 1125 N 3rd Ave, Phoenix, AZ 85003, USA

About the Event

Description

Join us for a captivating workshop on shogi, the traditional Japanese strategy board game often referred to as "Japanese Chess". Presented by Phoenix Shogi, this session will cover the fundamentals of shogi, providing participants with a brief look at the history and legacy of the game, as well as a chance to learn and play with others. Whether you're completely new or have played a game or two, this workshop promises an insightful journey into the fascinating world of shogi.

Instructor Information:

Phoenix Shogi is a group of enthusiastic shogi players led by Tyiss Goodman and Vincent Simone.

Tyiss has many years of teaching experience and is a former chess instructor. Vincent is an amateur 1-dan shogi player, experienced chess player, and go enthusiast. You can find more information about our group at our website https://phxshogi.com/ or by emailing phoenixshogi@gmail.com. You can also join our Discord server for regular updates and online games: https://discord.gg/UVEQH9YDEk

Topics

  • What is shogi?
  • --Introduction
  • --Brief overview of the history of the game
  • --Brief look at shogi today
  • How to Play
  • --Rules and Manners
  • --Kanji pieces and learner sets
  • --Your first game
  • Teaching Games
  • --Participants play each other while the instructors observe the games and offer advice
  • --Conclusion
  • --Wrap-up
  • Where to find more information about shogi online
  • Info on joining Phoenix Shogi

Purchase Tickets Here: https://japanesefriendshipgarden.doubleknot.com/event/intro-to-shogi/3036990

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