- Japan Shogi Association, Japan Tobacco Inc., Table Mark Co., Ltd.
- 3148 people
- Japan (Koto)
The most people playing a board game simultaneously is 3,148 and was achieved by Japan Shogi Association, Japan Tobacco Inc. and TableMark Co., Ltd. (all Japan), at Tokyo Big Sight, in Koto, Tokyo, Japan, on 18 November 2012. The event was held in the 1st match of Shogi Nihon series JT Pro kousikien/Tablemark kodomo taikai (official children's match) in Tokyo. All 3,148 participants were elementry school children and they played shogi, a Japanese board game.