Standings

Division A

NrTeamPointsScore
1 United States 12 / 25
2 Ukraine 11 / 13
3 Netherlands1 / 23
4 Canada 11 / 12
5 Russia 11 / 12
6 Great Britain 10 / 11
7 Hungary 10 / 11
8 Ukraine 20 / 21
9 Japan 20 / 00
10 Austria0 / 10

Division B

NrTeamPointsScore
1 France 22 / 25
2 Russia 32 / 24
3 Denmark 11 / 23
4 Malaysia 11 / 12
5 Peru 11 / 12
6 Poland1 / 22
7 Spain 10 / 11
8 Japan 10 / 21
9 Russia 20 / 21
10 Great Britain 20 / 10

Division C

NrTeamPointsScore
1 France 32 / 25
2 Russia 42 / 24
3 Australia 11 / 13
4 Ukraine 41 / 23
5 Colombia1 / 12
6 United Arab Emirates1 / 12
7 Chile 10 / 11
8 Hong Kong0 / 11
9 New Zealand0 / 21
10 Vietnam0 / 21
11 Australia 20 / 10

Division D

NrTeamPointsScore
1 Italy 12 / 25
2 Japan 32 / 24
3 Chile 21 / 13
4 Spain 21 / 13
5 United States 31 / 13
6 Mexico1 / 12
7 Peru 21 / 12
8 Malaysia 21 / 22
9 Guatemala0 / 11
10 Indonesia0 / 11
11 Ivory Coast0 / 11
12 Mongolia0 / 11
13 Ukraine 30 / 11
14 Brazil 30 / 10
15 Canada 20 / 10
16 Italy 20 / 20

 

Supported by
Japan Shogi Association:

 
 

Teaching game results
on 81dojo:

April 12th, 2020, Pro vs.
Y. Habu1 - 0dstn3422+bKifu
T. Nakamura1 - 0shift2shift+rKifu
Y. Toyama1 - 0Linkuei=Kifu

April 19th, 2020, Pro vs.
T. Ohira0 - 1skzt+rKifu
T. Ohira1 - 0SergiiT+bKifu
K. Styczynska1 - 0nick777=Kifu

May 2nd, 2020, Pro vs. /
M. Aoshima1 - 0gbuglyo+bKifu
M. Aoshima1 - 0whtan02=Kifu
M. Kitao1 - 0tantziyang=Kifu

May 10th, 2020, Pro vs.
M. Kitao0 - 1DarumaGama+2pKifu
M. Kitao1 - 0Aavygeil+2pKifu
K. Styczynska1 - 0TristanT=Kifu

 
 

Upcoming important dates:

  •  
    Saturday, April 24th, 2021:
    WSL Day
  •  
    Monday, May 10th, 2021:
    Due date for team setups
  •  
    Thursday, May 20th, 2021:
    Due date for game schedules

Upcoming games

Date (UTC)Div. Player 1 Player 2Link
2021-04-22 09:30:00A Amorusovs.SnowMonkeys81Dojo Web System: Amoruso vs. SnowMonkeys 
2021-04-22 14:30:00D Ronin56vs.ismaelshogi81Dojo Web System: Ronin56 vs. ismaelshogi 
2021-04-23 19:00:00B SmokDiplodokvs.stafly81Dojo Web System: SmokDiplodok vs. stafly 
2021-04-24 04:30:00D cathbadvs.syncr081Dojo Web System: cathbad vs. syncr0 
2021-04-24 09:00:00A iolamvs.shift2shift81Dojo Web System: iolam vs. shift2shift 
2021-04-24 12:30:00B whtan02vs.MerryHatMan81Dojo Web System: whtan02 vs. MerryHatMan 
2021-04-24 13:00:00C Alchemist94vs.Jeff_fong81Dojo Web System: Alchemist94 vs. Jeff_fong 
2021-04-24 13:00:00D Alex_Trickvs.Erdenebayar81Dojo Web System: Alex_Trick vs. Erdenebayar 
2021-04-24 14:00:00A Thomasvs.ZXCVB6981Dojo Web System: Thomas vs. ZXCVB69 
2021-04-24 14:00:00C mshafik1979vs.BaoThach81Dojo Web System: mshafik1979 vs. BaoThach 
2021-04-24 14:00:00A eneyvs.Radavit81Dojo Web System: eney vs. Radavit 
2021-04-24 17:00:00D Tokyopeachvs.gosttone81Dojo Web System: Tokyopeach vs. gosttone 
2021-04-24 23:00:00C Archonvs.Atya81Dojo Web System: Archon vs. Atya 
2021-04-25 02:00:00C fatwongvs.SirGandalf81Dojo Web System: fatwong vs. SirGandalf 
2021-04-25 10:00:00C Archonvs.SPb81Dojo Web System: Archon vs. SPb 
2021-04-25 11:00:00B ichimavs.Rikisen8981Dojo Web System: ichima vs. Rikisen89 
2021-04-25 13:00:00B tantziyangvs.clawmac81Dojo Web System: tantziyang vs. clawmac 
2021-04-25 16:00:00D DICKBRAZILvs.skykeeper81Dojo Web System: DICKBRAZIL vs. skykeeper 
2021-04-25 18:00:00D nestorvs.4adun81Dojo Web System: nestor vs. 4adun 
2021-04-25 19:00:00B Harumasavs.minitk2381Dojo Web System: Harumasa vs. minitk23 
2021-04-25 20:00:00D EmperorPotatovs.Splnter7581Dojo Web System: EmperorPotato vs. Splnter75 
2021-04-25 21:00:00D ThePharmacistvs.DuduRyuuouBR81Dojo Web System: ThePharmacist vs. DuduRyuuouBR 
2021-04-25 21:00:00D Alfierivs.LilyLionmane81Dojo Web System: Alfieri vs. LilyLionmane 
2021-04-25 22:00:00D Schkolnikvs.mih81Dojo Web System: Schkolnik vs. mih 
2021-04-28 02:00:00D jepense06vs.ferriswheel81Dojo Web System: jepense06 vs. ferriswheel 
2021-05-01 13:00:00C Jeff_fongvs.ArataTImp81Dojo Web System: Jeff_fong vs. ArataTImp 
2021-05-01 14:30:00B NorikatsuMiyamotovs.gmms269381Dojo Web System: NorikatsuMiyamoto vs. gmms2693 

 

Recent games

DateDiv.Rd.Player 1ResultPlayer 2Links
2021-04-21C2CheFirKa1 - 0snusmumrikenKifu81Dojo Web System: CheFirKa vs. snusmumriken
2021-04-21A2gbuglyo0 - 1BaseQKifu81Dojo Web System: gbuglyo vs. BaseQ
2021-04-21B2kakugin0 - 1kluchikKifu81Dojo Web System: kakugin vs. kluchik
2021-04-20A2Jyouriku1 - 0enu_shogiKifu81Dojo Web System: Jyouriku vs. enu_shogi
2021-04-19B2remyd241 - 0miloszromanKifu81Dojo Web System: remyd24 vs. miloszroman

 

 

News

Start of WSL 2021

The WSL 2021 has started with 47 teams in 4 divisions.
The 1st round games (March) can be started!

Please check the new rules.

The team captains have to add their team setup for the month until the 10th of the month.

Each player has to make at least one proposal for their game until the 20th of the month.

WSL day is always the last Saturday of the month, in March it is March 27th.

The games have to be played until the end of each month!

The WSL team:
Christopher Gallardo Cerón (chief producer) Send PM
Thomas Pfaffel (chief organizer) Send PM
Andreas Neumaier (web designer) Send PM

Registration for WSL 2021

Dear all, the registration for the 2021 World Shogi League has finished!

47 teams have registered for the 2021 season.

We are now preparing the pairings etc. and will be coming back with information to you soon!

The format will be the same as last season.

The first round will start in March, with one game per month.

Teams consist of 3 players, which have to have nationality or residence in the country they represent.

New teams will be added (according to the average 81dojo rating of the 3 standard players) to the divisions, if there are places available.

Best wishes, the WSL team!

WSL 2020 Winners

Division A:

1. Russia 1
2. Belarus 1
3. Hungary 1

Relegated team:
Japan 1


Division B:

1. Ukraine 1 (promoted)
2. Great Britain 1
3. Russia 2

Relegated teams:
Chile and Portugal.


Division C:

1. France 2 (promoted)
2. Great Britain 2 (promoted)
3. New Zealand

Relegated team:
Ukraine 3


Division D:

1. United Arab Emirates (promoted)
2. Colombia
3. Slovakia


Congratulations to the winners!


Playoff matches:

Division A and Division B:
Taiwan - Great Britain 1

Taiwan renounced to play the playoff match.
Great Britain 1 is promoted to Division A.

Division C and Division D:
Italy 1 - Colombia 0-2

Colombia is promoted to Division C.
Italy 1 is relegated to Division D.

Teaching games for WSL 2019 winners on 81dojo!

Japan Shogi Associaton supports the World Shogi League!
The WSL 2019 winner teams are granted teaching games with professionals.


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WSL 2020 has started

The WSL 2020 has started with 42 teams in 4 divisions.

1st round games (April) can be started.

WSL day in April is April 18th, 14:00 GMT/UTC.

Please arrange your games until WSL day, the games have to be played until the end of each month!

The WSL team:
Christopher Gallardo Cerón (chief producer) Send PM
Thomas Pfaffel (chief organizer) Send PM
Andreas Neumaier (web designer) Send PM

Registration for 2020

Dear all, the registration for the 2020 World Shogi League has finished!

41 teams have registered for the 2020 season.

The format will be the same as last season.

The first round will start in March (and has to be finished until end of April), and continue with one game per month from May on.

Teams consist of 3 players, which have to have nationality or residence in the country they represent.

New teams will be added (according to the average 81dojo rating of the 3 standard players) to the divisions, if there are places available.

Best wishes, the WSL team!

WSL 2019 Winners

Division A:

1. Hungary
2. Belarus 1
3. Belarus 2

Relegated team:
Spain 1 (did not play several matches)


Division B:

1. Ukraine 2 (promoted)
2. Japan 1
3. Peru 1

Relegated team:
Hong Kong


Division C:

1. Malaysia (promoted)
2. Russia 2
3. France 2

Relegated team:
Czech Republic


Division D:

1. France 3 (promoted)
2. Australia 1
3. Mexico


Congratulations to the winners!

Prizes from our sponsors Shogi.cz, Nekomado and Greencat will be awarded.

Thanks to all who participated, we will be back shortly with the invitation to the 2020 edition!

WSL 2019 Finished

Dear All,

the most recent WSL-Season has come to an end.
Winners will be announced shortly!

Thank you for your participation!

Best regards,
Your WSL Team

WSL 2018 prizes

Prizes have been delivered - see fotos below!

Thanks to all our sponsors - Shogi.cz, Nekomado and Greencat!




WSL 2018 Winners



Congratulations to the winners and a big thank you to all participating players!

WSL 2018 Tournament System

Groupstage:

10 groups of 4 teams.

Round 1 - Team 1 plays team 2. Team 3 plays team 4.

Round 2 - The 2 winning teams play each other, the two losing teams play each other.

Teams with 2 wins qualify directly for Knock-out Stage pool A, teams with 2 losses for B.

Round 3 - The team who won round 1 but lost round 2 in group A, plays the team who lost round one but won round 2 from group B and vice-versa. Similar for groups C+D E+F G+H I+J.


Knock out stage:

Pool A, round 1 - The 10 teams with 2 wins and no losses will be drawn at random vs. the 10 teams with 2 wins and one loss. Exception: Teams who already played each other in groupstage can't play each other again.

Pool B, round 1 - The 10 teams with 1 win and two losses will be drawn at random vs. the 10 teams with 2 losses. Exception: Teams who already played each other in groupstage can't play each other again.

2nd round - Random draw for pairings between the 10 winning teams in each group of round 1.

Extra round: Due to 5 remaining teams in each pool, by drawing of lots, 2 teams will be selected to play an extra match in order to get the amount of teams remaining in each pool to 4.


Semifinals:

Random draw.


Finals

Registration for 2018

Dear all, the registration for the 2018 World Shogi League is now open!

Please register your teams at: https://goo.gl/forms/yZLLCJF0kpDms7hT2

Registration has ended!

We have changed the format to a Knockout-based tournament with a preliminary group-stage similar to the World Cup in soccer, or the ISF shogi tournament.

Preliminary stage: 2-3 matches. March-July.
Knock-out stage: 1-4 matches, August-December.

The groups of the preliminary stages will be allocated based on time-zones in order to make it easier for teams to arrange their matches.

Teams consists of 3 players, which have to have nationality or residence in the country they represent.

Best wishes, the WSL team!

WSL Winners 2017

Division A: Japan
Division B: Netherlands
Division C: Hong Kong 2
Division D: Slovakia

Congratulations to the winners!

Thanks to all who participated, we will be back shortly with the invitation to the 2018 edition, which will change formats to an ISF inspired system with preliminary groups and a knock-out stage.

Greencat's prizes for WSL 2016 runner-ups

The Japanese player ”Greencat” has been most helpful in arranging memorabilia prizes by Pro-players!

As you can see from the photos below, legandary 9 Dan Hifumi Kato as well as lady professionals Yamaguti, Hasegawa and Karolina Styczynska have issued authographs and signed photos!



The prizes are the following:

1) Kato autograph
2) Hasegawa autograph
3) Yamaguti autograph
4) Kato Clear file
5) Kato signed Tendo photo
6) Karolina Clear file

As the winners of each division has been presented with teaching games by the JSA, Greencat has decided these prizes will go to the runner-ups in each division, as well as the team with the best percentual score.

Congratulations to Russia, Germany, France 2, Netherlands, Czech Republic and China!
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JSA grand prize!

Due to sponsorship from the Shogi Renmei, we are proud to announce that each division winners will be granted teaching games by professionals!

Top pros, including recent Ouza challenger Nakamura, will play individual games against 3 team members of each winning team. The games will be followed by a post-game discussion, and if necessary, translation help will be provided by 81-dojo creator Hidetchi.

We are very thankful and honored for this generous gift, and would like to express our gratefulness to the JSA. It provides an excellent finale to this year's WSL, the deciding games to identify the divisions winners, and especially the upcoming teaching games themselves!
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Welcome to the new homepage

Welcome to World Shogi League's new home!
I hope you are satisfied with its design and features.

If you encounter any errors, or if you have suggestions for improvement, please contact one of the following organizing members:

Christopher Gallardo Cerón (chief producer) Send PM
Peter Heine Nielsen (chief organizer) Send PM
Andreas Neumaier (web designer) Send PM

Note: Please state your username when sending a PM - else we can't reply.

Updates

- Blog modified (2016-09-11)
- Test article was uploaded into blog section (2016-08-29)
- Whitecat's Blog environment (2016-07-25)
- Added number of matches played to division result tables (2016-07-25)
- Profile picture upload