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Report: 2016 Shogi-do Prayer Ceremony and New Year's First Game Ceremony

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Published at: 2016-01-07 14:30

Original site:http://www.shogi.or.jp/event/2016/01/2016_1.html

On January 5th, 2016, the regular new year's event "Shogi-do Prayer Ceremony" was held at Hatonomori Hachiman Shrine in Sendagaya, Tokyo.

"New Year's First Game Ceremony" was also held at Shogi-Kaikan in Tokyo and Osaka, where many professional players and related parties attended.

2016 Shogi-do Prayer Ceremony

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2016 New Year's First Game Ceremony

Shogi-kaikan, Tokyo
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A student from the Shogi-kaikan Children's Class

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Ryu-ou Akira Watanabe and Ou-shou Masataka Gouda attended as well

Shogi-kaikan, Osaka
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New Year's First Game was played also in Kansai Shogi-kaikan (Osaka)

Translated by Hidetchi