Intro to Shogi

Intro to Shogi
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3/3/2024 2:00 PM
1125 N. 3rd Ave
Phoenix, AZ 85003, US
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Welcome to Intro to Shogi -  The Generals' Game



$15 General / $10 Member
Includes Class Materials and garden admission


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Sunday, March 3rd


Check-in time: 12:50 pm  

The workshop will begin at: 1:00 pm 

Your prompt arrival will ensure a more pleasurable experience not only for yourself but for the other participants as well.  


Program Description:

Join us for a captivating workshop on shogi, the traditional Japanese strategy board game often referred to as "Japanese Chess". Presented by Phoenix Shogi, this session will cover the fundamentals of shogi, providing participants with a brief look at the history and legacy of the game, as well as a chance to learn and play with others. Whether you're completely new or have played a game or two, this workshop promises an insightful journey into the fascinating world of shogi.

Instructor Information:

Phoenix Shogi is a group of enthusiastic shogi players led by Tyiss Goodman and Vincent Simone.

Tyiss has many years of teaching experience and is a former chess instructor. Vincent is an amateur 1-dan shogi player, experienced chess player, and go enthusiast. You can find more information about our group at our website or by emailing You can also join our Discord server for regular updates and online games:



· What is shogi? 

o Introduction

o Brief overview of the history of the game

o Brief look at shogi today

· How to Play

o Rules and Manners

o Kanji pieces and learner sets

o Your first game

· Teaching Games

o Participants play each other while the instructors observe the games and offer advice

· Conclusion

o Wrap-up

o Where to find more information about shogi online

o Info on joining Phoenix Shogi



The Garden is located at 1125 North 3rd Avenue, between 3rd Avenue and Latham (2 blocks North of Roosevelt). Parking is available at the garden. 

When riding the Light Rail, exit at the Central and Roosevelt stop. The Garden is located on the west side of the rail, 0.3 miles from the station; it is directly behind the Irish Cultural Center (1106 N. Central Ave, Phoenix), just north of Portland Avenue. The Garden entrance is across the parking lot at 1125 N. 3rd Avenue.


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$15.00 per Participant
Cancellation Policy
Cancellation & Refund Policies: Program that do not meet the minimum enrollment one week prior to the start date may be subject to cancellation at the Garden's discretion. The Garden will contact registered participants in programs affected by cancellations and offer refunds or placement in an alternate class. Participants who withdraw from a program at least ten business days prior to the scheduled program start date may receive a full refund on their registration. (A business day is defined as M-F.). Missed Programs: Participants who do not show up on the day without notification before the scheduled program must forfeit their payment and reservation.

If you have a question, comment, or suggestion, please e-mail: Jay Forester

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