The very first edition of the LIFE (French Chess Engineering League) competition took place between November 2020 and February 2021.
Organized by BNEI, on the initiative of the ENSEEIHT (National School of Electrical Engineering, Electronics, Computer Science, Hydraulics and Telecommunications) chess club. The BNEI in France, an association under the law of 1901, is the only organization representing student engineers.
32 engineering schools from all over France have participated in this competition, through online matches (chess.com), in teams of 4.
The different formats of confrontations: Fast, Blitz and even Bughouse, to determine which teams will qualify for the final stages.
After several months of competition, LIFE ended on Monday, February 15th, with a victory for the Polytechnique team. ENSAE and ECE Paris complete this magnificent podium.
“Blitz” volume 3 has been released on February 26, 2021 and is neatly displayed in bookstores.
The photos are from the following bookstores.
– GiBERT Joseph : the oldest bookstores in Paris, France
– fnac : the distributor of books, cultural goods in various forms in France
The next volume will be available in June.
Cedric Biscay, CEO and President of Shibuya Productions, was interviewed for the February 23 edition of Monaco Info, Monegasque’s national news channel. The main topic of discussion was the upcoming release of the third volume of “Blitz” on February 26.
It’s been a year since the first volume of “Blitz” came out, Feb. 14, 2020.
Thank you to everyone who has supported us. And the chess story of “Blitz” continues.
Volume 3 will be released on February 26, 2021.
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The first volume of "Blitz" is the only manga available at the french chain stores Nature & Découvertes! You can get it in stores and online! Click here for more details.
We have created “Blitz” bookmarks to delight our readers!
Available for free in your bookstores for the release of volume 3 on February 26th.
While waiting for the release of volume 3 in bookstores on February 26, 2021, a small foretaste of what awaits you in this third installment of the Blitz saga.
Less than a year after its release, Volume 1 of Blitz has sold more than 10,000 copies and will be reprinted in France. The trailer for volume 3, due out in February, will be posted in the next post. Please take a look at this as well.
Pre-orders are available for “Blitz” Vol.3.
How will Tom and his teammates grow out of this tournament?
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Relase date : February 26, 2021
“Blitz” is available at online shop “Librairie Attilan Comics”, which sells Independent online bookstore of comic books, comics and manga.
Please check the URL here.
In addition, "fnac" and "Cultura and Leclerc" sell it in bookstores and online, and "Amazon" sells it online. For more information about online, click here.
Here is the cover of the third volume of “Blitz”.
The more volumes you read , the more you are drawn into the story!
To be released on February 26th, 2021. Preorders will be available soon.
“Blitz” is scheduled to publish 3 volumes a year.
The third volume of French manga “Blitz” will be released on 26th February, 2021. Here is the back cover of Volume 3.
The intercollegiate championship of the Kanto region continues under the eyes of Karl who came to watch the potential emergence of new talents and opponents.
Although capable of real exploits, Tom is obsessed by his desire to beat his rival Ko and lets himself be overwhelmed by his emotions that are undermining his concentration…
Our friends from the ISS all find themselves facing strong personalities. Even the calm, Harmony is going to be disturbed in an unexpected way! How will Tom and his teammates come out of this tournament stronger?
"The Christmas Present Contest" held on the Blitz Official Twitter and Facebook pages was announced by Harmony, a character from the Manga "Blitz". You can see the random draw in action and find out who won in this video. Please click here.
For the Christmas holidays coming up, we would like to give one of you the French version of the Manga “Blitz” goods.
The gifts are as follows.
– “Blitz” Volume 1
– “Blitz” Volume 2
– A Harmony USB jumper key
– Tom and Harmony’s child masks 1 piece each
The Manga Blitz was selected for the 22nd edition of the Literary Prize, organized by Action Enfance. The award was established in 1999.
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We could have a wonderful comment from Manga News on Twitter!
“Dynamic and convincing, this volume affirms the pretty little qualities of the title. The manga has good days ahead of it as a sports title!”
A special surprise for those who will attend the meeting / autograph session of Cedric Biscay.
It will be held on October 22nd 5:30 pm at the Princess Caroline Library(Monaco).
A children’s mask will be offered for the purchase of volume 1 or 2! They are stylish.
Blitz Volume 2 will publish on October 23, 2020
Read Japanese version of BLITZ on JUMP+ .
IWA PUBLSHING published the BLITZ volume 1 on 14th February. The language is French now.
Tomorrow, on February 13th , the preview of Blitz will be held, the manga on the world of chess which takes place between Monaco and Japan, at the Media Library of Monaco from 6pm.
IWA (the rock in Japanese) is the manga collection from the Monegasque company Shibuya Productions.
On Saturday, May 18th, Shibuya Productions welcomed the international press for the launch of its Manga Blitz created by Cédric Biscay, in the presence of the greatest chess player of all time, Garry Kasparov the supervisor and the protagonist of the project.