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Series "Board Games: Shogi"


Do you like board games? Are you interested in Japanese culture? Are yu attracted by both things? Whatever your team might be, Casa Asia's Media Library invites you to get to know Japan through Shogi, a board game which through a dynamiser you will learn the different strategies and tactics to play Japanese chess.

Known as the game of generals, its purpose is to capture the king of the rival or make it give in, bearing in mind a particularity: both players can use the pieces captured their rival. They also say it comes from the word shogun that was a person chosen by the emperor himself giving them a military rank of commander of the army.

This activity for 2 people from 8 years on, lasts around 45 minutes and you can attend the session whether you know the game or not and as many times as you like in the following days this term.

Thursday 8th of February from 7.00pm to 8.30pm
Thursday 15th of March from 7.00pm to 8.30pm

Jonatan Ruiz Lázaro, social integrator by the Institute Salvador Seguí and currently student of Social Education at UNED, will be with you during these sessions of Japanese chess. He is president of the association Shogi en Español in Barcelona since 2014 and international player of Shogi Dojo Barcelona with 5 years of experience. He competed at the International Shogi Forum of Shizuoka in 2014 and achieved several titles at the championships of Spain in 2013 and Italy in 2015.

2018/02/08 19:00 h

This lecture will be held the following days:

Thursday 8th of February from 7.00pm to 8.30pm
Thursday 15th of March from 7.00pm to 8.30pm

Casa Asia Headquarters 
Sant Pau's Modernist Venue
Sant Manuel Pavilion
c/ Sant Antoni Maria Claret, 167
Free admission with prior registration.
Casa Asia and Shogi en Español

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