Tenth Pullach Open Shogi Tournament (Near, Munich )

Dear Shogi players,

we would like to invite you to the tenth Pullach Open shogi tournament in Pullach near Munich on the last weekend of May. The youth hostel where we will be playing is a very nice castle on the high bank of the Isar river, a few kilometers to the south of Munich. If you have not been here, this would be a perfect opportunity for holiday in Munich! 😉

Below and on this website:

you can find some details about our tournament.  We hope to see you soon in Munich!

Michael Hofmann & Jochum Drechsler

Shogi Tournament Pullach 2010
28.-30. May

5 rounds MacMahon system (pairing and ranking based on tournament performance rating) on Saturday/Sunday

Time: 70 minutes + 40 seconds byoyomi

On Friday evening there will be a Blitz tournament.


Jugendherberge Burg Schwaneck in Pullach near Munich

Burgweg 4 – 6, 82049 Pullach

Tel: +49 -89 / 74486672 Fax: +49 -89 / 74486680

How to get there:

by car: south of Munich on the B11

by train: from Munich with S 7 to Pullach then 10 minutes by foot

by plane: from Munich airport via S1 or S8 to central station, from there with S7 to Pullach, then 10 minutes by foot

Entry fee:

10,- EUR (15,- EUR für non-members of a FESA-Organisation)

Special offer to beginners: Entry fee for every player that has not yet played an official Shogi tournament in Europe will be 1,- EUR!

There will also be a special prize for the best beginner!


28.May – 30.May 2008

Friday 18:00h dinner

19:00h Blitz tournament

Saturday 7:00 – 8:45h breakfast

9:15 – 9:45h registration

10:00h 1st round

13:00 – 13:45h lunch break

17:00 – 18:00h dinner

21:00h end of 3rd round

Sunday 7:00 – 8:30h breakfast

8:30h 4th round

15:00h prize giving


Youth Hostel Burg Schwaneck in Pullach just out of Munich

Rooms for 4-6 people 36,- EUR per night per person (including breakfast on Saturday/Sunday, a warm dinner on Friday and Saturday, lunch package for Saturday and Sunday). It will be possible to take the meals only, if you choose to stay somewhere else (7,50 EUR per warm meal), but please inform us about that some days in advance.

For registration (for the tournament and accomodation) and inquiries please ask one of us:

Michael Hofmann (organisation)


Jochen Drechsler (tournament director)

For registration please answer some questions (see below) and include any additional information that might help us with the organisation.

It is advised to register early for accommodation!

Registration form:

Shogi tournament in Munich (28 May – 30 May 2010)


When will you arrive?


Will you take full board accommodation?

(for Saturday night only, Sunday night only, both or none)

Otherwise: Will you take warm meals only and stay elsewhere?

(warm meals for Friday evening, Saturday evening, both or none)

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