Nakao Osamu, 6-dan Shogi professional

Mr. Nakao teaches Shogi at many clubs and Shogi schools, and writes for several Japanese newspapers. At the MSO 2000 Shogi Festival he will present a Shogi lesson, give a simultaneous and play a demonstration game against top amateur Larry Kaufman.

  • Top left: Nakao Osamu, clad in traditional Japanese kimono, plays teaching games in Moscow.
  • Top right: Nakao Osamu and Alexander Nosovsky (vice-president of the Association of Russian Shogi players) in Kyoto.
  • Bottom centre: Nakao Osamu and his wife Nakao Midori, a famous dancer of traditional Japanese dances.