Renewal of Sponsorship Agreement with ChessJapan and New Certification of New Official Equipment

Japan Chess Federation (NCS) is pleased to announce the renewal of its sponsorship agreement with ChessJapan ( and the new certification of plastic pieces as official equipment.
NCS has certified one type of wooden pieces, one type of plastic pieces, and two types of vinyl boards as official equipment. All of them have been used in NCS tournaments.
Official equipment can be purchased from the ChessJapan Amazon store or Yahoo! store.