Let's Meet Up!

With the weather too hot for the Gardens, we've moved indoors! Come play shogi, go, or chess with other fun people and enjoy a nice coffee or tea and a pastry every Sunday at Let's Meet Up.

June 7th, 2024

Diamondback's Japanese Heritage Celebration

Play ball!⚾ And shogi! The D-Backs are putting on a special event on May 1st to celebrate Japanese Heritage, and have invited us and several other groups to share various facets and aspects Japanese culture. Download the flyer and check out dbacks.com/Japanese for tickets 🎫

Apr 9th, 2024

Tucson Shogi

Hello Tucson! We'll be at the Japanese Cultural Festival from 11am to 3pm at the Tucson Chinese Cultural Center. We've got boards for first timers and returning fans alike!

Mar 9th, 2024

Shogi Workshop

Join us for a beginner's workshop at the Japanese Friendship Garden. 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.

Register for the workshop here

Feb 26th, 2024


🍡Come find us at Matsuri, the Japanese cultural festival!🎌

The event will be held at Steele Indian School Park on February 24th and 25th from 9am to 5pm. We'll be teaching everyone how to play shogi and will be showcasing a special variant with cute animal pieces! 🐱🐶🦁🐶🐱

Enjoy some Japanese festival food and then get your game face on and take the 👺 SHOGI CHALLENGE: try to defeat The Phoenix King in an even game!👹

Feb 1st, 2024

ASU Meetup

🎉🀄 Exciting News! Shogi Meets Mahjong 🀄🎉

Get ready for an epic clash of strategy and skill as Phoenix Shogi teams up with the ASU Mahjong Club for an unforgettable evening! 🏯🀄

📅 Date: September 27th

🕔 Time: 5:00 PM - 9:00 PM

📍 Location: ASU Durham Hall - Room: L1-08

It's a showdown you won't want to miss! Join us for a night of brain-teasing moves, thrilling matches, and tons of fun. Whether you're a seasoned Shogi samurai or a Mahjong master, there's a game for you.

Bring your A-game, bring your friends, and let's make this a legendary evening together.
See you there! 🤝🎲

#ShogiMeetsMahjong #phxshogi #ASUClubs #ShogiWithMahjong

Sep 26th, 2023

Meet @ JFG

🏯🌸 Join us for a morning of strategic moves and friendly competition at the serene Japanese Friendship Garden of Phoenix. 🌿🗡️

📅 Date: September 10th

⏰ Time: 9:00 AM - 12:00 PM

📍 Location: Japanese Friendship Garden
1125 N. 3rd Avenue, Phoenix, Az 85003

Whether you're a grandmaster or just starting your shogi journey, this event is for you. Sharpen your skills, make new friends, and enjoy the beauty of the garden. 🌼🤝

Don't miss out on the chance to experience the art of shogi in a tranquil setting! See you on the 10th! 🎐🙌

Aug 16th, 2023


🎌🏯 Calling all shogi enthusiasts and strategic masterminds! 🤝🤖

Get ready for a shogi experience like no other at Saboten Con in Phoenix, AZ! 🌵🎉

🗓️ Date: Sept. 1-4

📍 Location: 340 N 3rd St, Phoenix, AZ 85004

Join us on a journey of checkmates and castle captures that will keep your mind racing and your spirits high throughout the entire convention! 🎮🔥

Whether you're a shogi sensei or a curious beginner, our club welcomes players of all skill levels. Prepare to immerse yourself in battles of wits, camaraderie, and maybe even a surprise or two! 🤩🏆

See you at Saboten Con, where the shogi boards will be set, the pieces will clash, and the thrill of victory awaits! 🎌🤝

Aug 16th, 2023

📣 Meet Up

Hey fellow shogi enthusiasts! 🏯🎌

It's time to put our skills to the test in an epic shogi showdown! 🤩🔥

Join us for an exciting meetup this weekend! Here are the details:

📅 Date: Sat July 8th

🕒 Time: 7pm

📍 Location: Imperial Outpost Games 4920 West Thunderbird Road Glendale, AZ 85306

Prepare your strategies and bring your A-game, because we're about to have an awesome time together! 🎉🤝

See you there! 🏆👑

July 8th, 2023

New beginnings

Phoenix Shogi website published.

- Jun 26, 2023