Tuesday, 2 August 2011

2011 British Shogi Championship Results

The 2011 British Open Shogi Championships were held in Hammersmith/Barnes (London) over the weekend of July 23rd/24th. Nineteen players entered a one-day qualification tournament on the Saturday at the Lyric Theatre, Hammersmith.

Five players qualified for an all-play-all play-off on the Sunday in Barnes. The clear winner of the 2011 British Open Shogi Championships was Daisuke Matsuura, winning all of his games on both days, ahead of Theo Taguchi (second) and Edward Ishiyama (third). Les Blackstock (fourth in the play-off) is the 2011 British Shogi Champion.

A more detailed report and photographs will be posted on Shogi London Supplement

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