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Tendo Cherry Blossom Festival [Human Shogi] (2022)

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The main event of the Tendo Cherry Blossom Festival is the Human Shogi (Japanese chess) game.

It is a magnificent event in which the shogi pieces are repesented by participants dressed in armor, moving on the giant shogi board under the cherry blossoms in full bloom.

This year the game is played on April 17 (Sun.) between Sota Fujii, holder of the Ryuo title, and Daichi Sasaki, ranked 6-dan.

Access is reserved to those who have won advance reservations (by lottery) due to COVID-19.

In addition, during the cherry blossom festival, Mt. Maizuru will be lit up, shidare-sakura will be lit up on the Kuratsu river, and a stall village will be opened at Chuo Park.

Please enjoy the spring of the shogi town Tendo.

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The Human Shogi game will be broadcasted on the video site Nico Nico Live Broadcasting.

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Human Shogi

It is a big event that has been held since 1956. Set in Mt. Maizuru, where about 2,000 cherry blossoms are in full bloom, samurai and maids dressed in armor and kimono will play as shogi pieces. The Human Shogi game will be broadcasted on the video site Nico Nico Live Broadcasting. Please see below for details!

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Kuratsu river shidare-sakura light up

[Period] April 9 (Sat.) to May 5 (Thu.), 2022 * The lighting start date may change depending on the blooming conditions [Time] 18:30~22:00 [Venue] Kuratsu river (From Osho bridge in front of the city hall to Hisha bridge in front of the Onsen park)

Basic information

Area
Tendo
Event name
Tendo Cherry Blossom Festival [Human Shogi]
Date and time
April 3 (Sun.) to May 5 (Thu.), 2022
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◆ Human Shogi [reservations required]
Only those who have a winning postcard can go see the game live.
The application is now closed
[Date]
April 16 (Sat.) and 17 (Sun.), 2022

[Venue]
Mt. Maizuru mountaintop (Tendo City Citizens’ Culture Center in case of rainy weather)

[Parking Lot]
Parking on the summit of Mt. Maizuru is not available.
Please use the Parking Lot at the Mt. Maizuru entrance or the Parking Lot at the city hall.

[Schedule]
《April 16 (Sat.)》
09:30~09:50 Shogi memorial service
10:00~10:10 Opening Ceremony
10:15~10:25 “Queen of Shogi” unveiled
11:00~11:50 Game between shogi-playing robots
12:00~13:30 Human Shogi game
Players: Momoko Kato, holder of Seirei title vs. Sayuri Takebe, Women’s 4-dan
Commentator: Kazuki Kimura, 9-dan

《April 17 (Sun.)》
10:00~10:10 Opening Ceremony
10:15~10:25 Kiyari song by Tenseikai
11:00~11:50 Professional Go Player Talk Show
12:00~13:30 Human Shogi game
Players: Sota Fujii, holder of Ryuo title vs. Daichi Sasaki, 6-dan
Commentator: Kazuki Kimura, 9-dan
Interviewer: Sayuri Takebe 4-dan

◆ Cherry blossom viewing at the summit of Mt. Maizuru
Due to COVID measures, access to the cherry blossoms at the top of Mt. Maizuru will be restricted while the Human Shogi games are held on April 16 (Sat.) and 17 (Sun.), until the end of the event.
Admission restrictions will be lifted around 15:00 on both days.

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◆ Mt. Maizuru Bonbori lighting
[Period]
April 3 (Sun.) to May 5 (Thu.), 2022
[Hours]
18:30~22:00
[Venue]
From the entrance of Mt. Maizuru to the summit

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◆ Tendo Shogi Piece Festival in Tendo
[Period]
April 16 (Sat.) and 17 (Sun.), 2022
[Venue]
Tendo Station Building Parte 1st floor
[Content]
Tendo Shogi Pieces Exhibition: You can pick up and see from a wide variety of items such as Tendo’s specialty shogi pieces and goods.

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◆ Murayama District Festival Commercial Council’s food stall village
[Period]
April 15 (Fri.) to 17 (Sun.), and 22nd (Fri.) to 24 (Sun.)
[Hours]
9:00~21:00
[Venue]
Tendo Chuo park

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◆ Tendo Cherry Blossom Festival Children’s Shogi Tournament
* Participation is limited to residents of the prefecture
[Date]
April 10 (Sun.), 2022
[Hours]
10:00~
* Reception starts at 9:30
[Venue]
Tendo Station Building Parte 1st Floor Event Hall
[Eligibility]
Elementary & junior high school students living in the prefecture (first 60 students)
[Participation fee]
1,000 yen per person (bring on the day)
* Lunch and participation prize will be prepared for all participants.
[Application deadline]
April 8 (Fri.), 2022
[Application]
Tendo City Tourism and Products Association website
or by mail to the following:
Tendo Cherry Blossom Festival Committee
〒994-0034
1-1-2 Honmachi, Tendo City, Yamagata Prefecture
☎ 023-653-1680

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