Also known as the “Generals' Chess”, shôgi is a puzzle game, for which focus is really necessary to think strategically and plan your next move. To win the game, you must get the opponent’s king in a checkmate position.
This game is similar to chess and is played in Japan from a very early age. You can also find it in many manga and anime, like in the manga called King of Shôgi.
The Ligue de shogi d'Île-de-France is pleased to present you the art of Japanese chess. On their booth, you’ll enjoy a traditional atmosphere with initiations and tournaments for beginners, with prizes to win.
Members of the league are here to explain the rules. The association has a multitude of initiation games, like the Dobutsu shôgi, a game made by the shôgi professional player, Madoka KITAO. It’s a family game used to explain the rules to children. You only need to play the game 3 times, which takes approximately 20 min, to finally get the rules and start to play on their tournaments, and try to win prizes!