Questions tagged [shogi]

Shogi is the Japanese version of chess. Its main distinguishing feature is that captured pieces can later be brought back into play by the capturing player.

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What boardgames are the most strategy- rather than tactics- based (relative to others)? [closed]

question: Victory at what boardgames depends more on strategy as contrasted to tactics? That is, more conducive to 'positional' than 'sharp' play (as compared to other boardgames if not with respect ...
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What is this check/checkmate rule in Shogi?

I was playing on an Android app and the computer player dropped a Rook next to my King like this (there were other pieces on the board, but they are not relevant): It was then my turn, and the square ...
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Shogi Notation explained

I tried to find a shogi game that I could follow on my shogi board. however I am having difficulty following the notation. For example I found http://www2.teu.ac.jp/gamelab/SHOGI/amaryu93.html via ...
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PDF with Shogi Zukou and Shogi Musou

I'm very interested in Shogi, and I have a board I bought from USA (I'm in México). So of course I'm interested in Shogi tsume (mating problems), eventually I came to hear about Shogi Zukou by Kanju ...
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Specific standard measurements and info necessary for making a standard Shogi set (board and koma)

Anything I figure out I will X out in the list of things I need. Solution will be at the bottom section named "RESULTS". I've been searching the Googles for a bit now, but I'm not able to find any (...