Try your hand at Shogi 将棋(Japanese Chess)
4 Feb 2019, 5.30PM–7.40PM
Conference Suite, Iris Murdoch Building
Dr Shuzo Sakata
Try your hand at Shogi, (Japanese Chess)
Dr Shuzo Sakata, senior lecturer in systems neuroscience at the University of Strathclyde will give an introduction into the principals of Shogi, followed by a masterclass to show you how to play!
During this unique cultural event, Dr Sakata will explore Shogi from its origins in the 16th Century to the present day, where it is also known as the 'Game of Generals' and he will deliver a hands-on Shogi workshop.
No previous knowledge of Shogi required.
Please register on eventbrite to reserve your place, spaces will be limited so book early to guarantee your place.
This event is sponsored by the Consulate General of Japan in Edinburgh and is part of the Japan-UK Season of Culture 2019-21.