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Shogi Workshop By Ms Madoka Kitao

Tuesday, 28 April 2015


Please note the image shown is for illustration purposes only.


Shogi 将棋 also known as Japanese chess is a two-player strategy board game. On Saturday, May 16, a Shogi workshop will be conducted by Ms Madoka Kitao at the Japan Creative Centre, JCC. Ms Madoka who is a professional Shogi player had joined Ikuseikai of Japan Shogi Association when she was 17 years-old and she was granted as 'Lady Shogi professional player’ in 2000.


Ms Madoka invented "Dobutsu Shogi, Let’s catch the Lion" a small Shogi variant of 3 X 4 squares which is simple and enjoyable. Since then, it has now become the best-selling Shogi related game in Japan. In this workshop, Ms Madoka will be emphasizing on the Japanese aspects of Shogi, such as the etiquette of playing the game, the greetings exchanged before the game and how the Shogi 'tops' are placed.



Event: Shogi Workshop By Ms Madoka Kitao

Date: Saturday, 16 May 2015

Time: 10:00am to 12:00pm (Registration starts at 9:30am)

Venue: Japan Creative Centre 4 Nassim Road, 258372 Singapore

Admission: Free and by Invitation only



At the end of the workshop, there will be a Hands-on session for participants to play Shogi and children are also welcome to join. To RSVP, please email your particular (Full name, Gender, Contact number) with the subject "Shogi Workshop By Ms Madoka Kitao” to jcc@sn.mofa.go.jp by 9 May 2015.



Source: JCC


Photos: Image is for illustration purposes only.Posted by Admin in Events on 28 Apr 2015


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