Shogi in and around Royston and Cambridge


BIG NEWS!!
The 2005 British Open Shogi Championships was held on Saturday May 7th and Sunday May 8th 2005, as part of MSO Cambridge 2005 at Netherhall School, Queen Edith's Way, Cambridge.

The last Royston and Cambridge Shogi Congress was held on Saturday 30th September 2000 at The Boathouse, Chesterton Road, Cambridge. The Congress included tournaments for Shogi and Mini-Shogi.

Full results of all(!) the tournaments held in Royston and Cambridge since 1987 are available here!


Royston Shogi Club (RSC)

The Royston Shogi Club (RSC) is a friendly association of Shogi players in Royston, Cambridge and surrounding districts. It aims to promote the playing of Shogi by organising meetings and tournaments throughout the year. At the moment it is encouraging the spread of Shogi playing in Cambridge by supporting the new weekly meetings there. There is no membership fee for the club. Instead RSC members are expected to provide their own Shogi sets, clocks, books, magazines, etc., for the benefit of all the members.

Contacts:

Phil Holland, 4-kyu

Other members:

Matthew Reid, 4-kyu
Paul Smith, 7-kyu
Seong-June Kim, 4-kyu
Dave Morris, 4-kyu
Epi, 13-kyu
Chris Kreuzer, 13-kyu
Sarah Holland, 14-kyu
Rachel Holland, 15-kyu


Shogi in Cambridge (UK)

All interested Shogi players are encouraged to attend the free weekly meetings held in Cambridge every Sunday morning at CB1 (the cybercafe on Mill Road near Parker's Piece) from 1000hr to 1600hr. All Shogi players from absolute beginners to experts will be very welcome to come for a game, a coffee, or just to watch. Further details can be obtained from Matthew Woodcraft.

The RSC supports the meeting, and RSC members will be there to meet you on most weeks. Even when they are unable to attend Shogi sets can be found at CB1, so come and find out what Shogi is all about, or come and teach a newcomer!


Royston Shogi Congress

Every September between 1987 and 2000 the Royston Shogi Club ran a 1-day Shogi Tournament in Royston, Herts, or Cambridge, UK. More recently the 3-round Shogi Tournament, latterly known as the 'Doug McGown Memorial Shogi Tournament', formed part of the 1-day Royston Shogi Congress, along with the British Open Tori-Shogi Championships and an all-play-all Mini-Shogi (5x5 Shogi) Competition.


Full Tournament Results from Events held in Royston and Cambridge since 1987

2005 British Open Shogi Championships (May, in Cambridge)
2004 British Open Shogi Championships (May, in Cambridge)
2003 British Open Shogi Championships (May, in Cambridge)
2002 Purple Software British Open Shogi Championships (May, in Cambridge)
2001 British Open Shogi Championships (May, in Cambridge)
2000 Royston Shogi Congress (September, in Cambridge)
2000 British Open Shogi Championships (May, in Cambridge)
1999 Royston Shogi Congress (September, in Cambridge)
1999 British Open Shogi Championships (April, in Cambridge)
1998 Royston Shogi Congress (September)
1998 British Open Shogi Championships (April, in Cambridge)
1997 Royston Shogi Congress (September)
1996 Royston Shogi Congress (September)
1995 Royston Shogi Congress (September)
1994 Royston Shogi Congress (September)
1993 Royston Shogi Congress (September)
1992 Royston Shogi Congress (September)
1991 Royston Shogi Congress (September)
1990 Royston Shogi Congress (September)
1989 Royston Shogi Tournament (September)
1989 British Open Shogi Championships (March, in Royston)
1988 Royston Shogi Tournament (September)
1987 Royston Shogi Tournament (September)

Search for Players at the Tournaments


Royston and Cambridge Shogi Congress in 2000 was the last Congress held!

Title holders:
Shogi: Dave Morris, 7-kyu
Tori-Shogi: Stephen Lamb (1997)
Mini-Shogi: Matthew Reid

Cambridge web sites:


Other Royston Links

Royston - The Unofficial Guide
Hertfordshire Online - Royston
North Herts District Council - Royston


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Email: Phil Holland <phil.holland@bcs.org.uk>