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JSA approves the mobile app of 81Dojo

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Published at: 2016-01-18 15:15

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On January 18th, the Japan Shogi Association approved the mobile app of 81Dojo, owned by Tomohide Kawasaki and known for its contribution to international shogi promotion, following the approval of its desktop gaming site.

81Dojo is an international online shogi playing site having a multilingual system, and was first approved by the JSA on December 12th 2013.
This time the mobile apps for iOS and Android released in Autumn 2015 have been additionally approved.
The first non-Japanese Ladies Professional 3-kyu Karolina Styczynska improved her skill on this site before.
The JSA will keep to support the site and mobile apps of 81Dojo.

News rlease of the first approval of 81Dojo on December 12th 2013
JSA grants patronage to the international online shogi site "81Dojo"


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Android app:

A non-profit site allowing completely free-of-charge use
(Note) To play rated games on the mobile app, a user registration on the desktop website followed by 5 rated games on the desktop app is required.

Comment by 81Dojo owner Tomohide Kawasaki:
We are happy to announce the release of our new mobile apps, responding to the requests by the desktop site users. We would like to thank JSA for granting us the approval following the desktop app version. We hope the 81Dojo users will experience the fun and joy of teaching and learning shogi together with many shogi fans around the world.

Translated by Hidetchi