From: Katsutoshi Seki <sekik <at> TKA <dot> ATT <dot> NE <dot> JP>

Subject: Re: Copyright of game score


On 2003.07.16, at 21:34, Kazuyuki Iwamoto wrote:

> If you
> think all shogi scores ARE NOT copyrighted, try publishing pro's sores
> for
> free or at a cost. I 'm sure you will get sued by JSF.

See this Japanese site, for example.

The above site has pro's scores, but JSF doesn't sue them.
More importantly, it offers a system that anyone can post pro or
ama's score, and the webmaster clearly states that game scores
do not have copyright, regardless of pro or ama.

Best regards,

Katsutoshi Seki