to know the games and rules
2nd Helsinki Open 2001
Microshogi and Nanashogi Email tournaments
Microshogi is a small variant of shogi. It's played
on a 4x5 board with five pieces on each side.
Nanashogi is the newest and the smallest variant. It's played on a board as small as 3x3
with only tree pieces per side.
You are invited take part in this tournament even if
you haven't played these games before!
-We are all beginners, especially with Nanashogi which has been invented only very
This, the second tournament has strated, but
next one starts on 1st January 2002. :-)
Each participant will play one game with every other
played in the tournament.
In case there will be more than seven players, only six games will be played by everyone.
The tournament will be played without stress and hurry.
Welcome and enjoy!
promoter of tournament