Event Detail

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2016 U.S. Shogi ChampionshipTournament Star
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Start time2016-04-09 10:00
End time2016-04-10 17:00
PlaceSwarthmore College ()
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ContactAlan Baker (atalanshogi@gmail.com)
Description
We are pleased to announce that the 2016 U.S. Shogi Championship will be held in Philadelphia on the weekend of April 9 - 10, and will take place on the campus of Swarthmore College. The main tournament will be divided into A and B sections, each run on the Swiss system, and there will also be a handicap tournament open to kyu-ranked players. There will be a team tournament on Saturday afternoon and a tournament banquet on Saturday evening. Professional players Mr. Akio Ishikawa, Ms. Ayano Nodasawa, and Ms. Asuka Ito will be in attendance.
If you are interested in participating and you have not already received information about the tournament through one of the main U.S. Shogi Clubs (Philadelphia, New York, Chicago, LA, San Francisco), then please contact Alan Baker atalanshogi@gmail.com for further details.
Alan Baker
President, Philadelphia Shogi Chapter