Shogi ???????? Traditional Japanese game of strategy ⛩️ Weekly club night friends ✨
--- Discover Shogi ---
The game of Shogi has been played across centuries in Japan by shogun and samurai.
Come and learn how to play the strategic game Shogi, make new friends and have fun. It is easy to learn, a lifetime to master.
Shogi 将棋 translates to "Game of Generals" from Japanese. Even today, it is enjoyed by millions of people worldwide.
Shogi is an exciting and strategic board game that anyone can learn.
--- ✨Shogi Club nights✨ ---
Thursdays and Fridays are club nights for Shogi Club Tokin in the Hague. We will happily teach you. From there you can play and discover the game further against players of various strengths.
For beginners we use special Shogi sets on which you can see the movements of every playing piece. This helps you to learn quick and easy.
You can also bring along guests who are interested to try. Guests need to register through Meetup.
Let s have a fun and social shogi evening together!????✨
For people who would like to learn Dutch, it is also a nice way to meet new people and practice :)
--- Costs ---
It is free of charge to try. You can come and play on several evenings for free. Once you feel that you want to be part of the club and want to play shogi regularly, then you can become a club member.
--- Drinks ---
Water is free of charge. 50 cent per cup of tea or coffee. 1 euro per can of soda.
--- Food ---
[ Update: The restaurants are open again in Chinatown of the Hague, however you cannot eat at those locations. It is possible to take your food and eat it at the Shogi club. ]
--- Covid-19 related rules ---
- Please bring a face mask.
- When entering the building, people have to wash their hands with disinfecting soap ????✨
- Please be mindful of distance between people.
- Please be mindful of your health when coming to the club.
- Players will sit across double length tables.
- Each person will play on their own shogi board and playing set. This avoids contact when exchanging shogi pieces on the board. Shogi boards and playing sets will be provided during club nights.
- Maximum of 16 Meetup players are allowed during Corona times.
--- Location ---
Shogi Club Tokin is located at Paviljoensgracht 33 Den Haag. This is a location from Buurthuis van de Toekomst.
At the location you can ring the doorbell or knock on the window where we are sitting and playing.
The club is easily accessible by public transport or by car:
It is a 5 minute walk from the Hague city center via tram stop Grote Markt in The Hague. It is a 7 minute walk from tramstops Centrum, Kalvermarkt or Spui in The Hague when walking through Chinatown.
It is about 15 min walking distance from both The Hague CS or The Hague HS train stations.
Set course to "Q-Park Veerkaden" in Den Haag or:
Amsterdamse Veerkade 30, 2512 AJ Den Haag
It is 5 minutes walking distance from this parking center.
--- We look forward seeing you at one of our Shogi events ✨---