Welcome to ESC/WOSC 2018

in Berlin

The ESC/WOSC, the European Shogi Championship and World Open Shogi Championship, is the most important shogi event of the year in Europe.

The Date

The event will take place from 26 to 29 July 2018 in Berlin.

A detailed timetable can be found here.

The timetable can still change.


The Venue

The venue is the "Japanisch-Deutsches Zentrum Berlin" (JDZB) (Japanese-German Center) in Berlin-Dahlem at the subway station "Oskar-Helene-Heim".


Participation in the team tournament, blitz tournament and WOSC is open to everyone. The 32 strongest Europeans according to FESA rating list checked in to WOSC will join the ESC. For furthere information see our rules and conditions of participation.

Please register via the registration form.

Make sure to check our blog section for the latest news.