from The American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, 4th Edition
- n. A Japanese game similar to chess that is played on a board with 81 squares, each player having 20 pieces.
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- n. Japanese chess; a chess variant created and mainly played in Japan.
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- n. a form of chess played on a board of 81 squares; each player has 20 pieces
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Easily the most recognizable figure in all things shogi, he is regarded by some as the ultimate strategist of our time.
Yoko Ishikura's Blog links to an impressive series of YouTube clips on the rules of shogi.
Yoshiharu Habu is a highly-respected professional shogi (also known as Japanese chess) player.
Professional shogi player Endo Yusuke, who participated in the project, commented:
Umeda is a big shogi fan, although he doesn't play himself - a distinction that he stresses numerous times in his book.
In that sense, shogi fascinates me because I'm attracted to professional worlds where remarkably talented people commit themselves to bettering their skills.
Umeda refers to the open-sourced translation projects of his shogi book as one example of online collaborative work with exciting possibilities.
Okada starts off by noting that Umeda hasn't written about the Japanese web recently, and asks if his interests have moved onto shogi, Japanese chess.
NIKAIDO SAORI – A high school female shogi player and apprentice to Makoto.
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