Welcome to ESC/WOSC 2023 in Strasbourg !

The European Shogi Championship and World Open Shogi Championship will take place from 27th to 30th of July 2023 in Strasbourg, France.

Being just curious about this “strange” game that looks like chess, a beginner willing to enjoy some friendly shogi games, or a strong amateur looking for the title of European Champion, don’t hesitate to join the most important event of the shogi community in Europe!

On this website you’ll find all the information about the tournament, accommodation and other related news that could be of any help.

For any questions or additional information, do not hesitate to contact us by e-mail to esc2023@shogi.fr.

As the host of the tournament, French Shogi Federation supports the declaration of FESA regarding the current situation in Ukraine.

Special Guests

This year, European Shogi Championship will have the honor to welcome many Professional Shogi Players. Akio Ishikawa 7-dan will join as official representative of Japan

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What is Shogi ?

Shogi is a Japanese strategy game which has the same origin as western chess. In this version, captured pieces can be reused in the game

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The Pavillon Josephine

Built in 1804 in order to host the 140 orange trees that were taken out from the castle of Bouxwiller during the French Revolution, this

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Registrations are open !

We are happy to inform you that registrations to the event are now open ! You may find all needed information to proceed, including the

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Pro Youtuber Ishikawa confirmed !

Shogi professional Yasushi Ishikawa 4-dan has just confirmed he’ll join the European Shogi Championship event ! After having gone through the hard Shoreikai school, Yasushi

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A great deal with Hilton !

We are very happy to inform you that all players of the tournament may benefit of very attractive accommodation conditions by booking their room at

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Madoka Kitao 2-Dan will join !

It is with a great pleasure that we can already confirm that Madoka Kitao female professional player 2-dan will join the European Shogi Championship. Madoka

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