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General Shogi Discussion - the pieces#3

@wubingxun Most of the time, western shogi players simply use the same pieces. We can't read kanji of course, but it is not hard to learn a few kanji to play shogi. There ARE some western players who…


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General Shogi Discussion - lishogi puzzles#2

@palmgrease Welcome! The more puzzles you do, the higher your rating will become, and you will be given harder and harder puzzles accordingly.


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Off-Topic Discussion - Mistake in a shogi problem on the site#5

@lv4 That's not a bad idea, but I think it could potentially spoil the puzzle knowing the number of mate moves. I kind of like having to figure it out on my own. It's not like in a real game you say '…


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Off-Topic Discussion - Mistake in a shogi problem on the site#2

Do you mean dragon to 73? I don't see a forced mate after gote plays R*63 or B*63


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General Shogi Discussion - On shogi#4

I just realized this guy had a profile on lishogi for two years with the username 'Shogi', lost all the games he played, logged in for the first time in eight months, started a game, resigned on move …


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General Shogi Discussion - Best Shogi book for beginner to buy.#4

@o0o That's fair, I suppose. I guess I misread the question a bit. I had known how to play shogi for several years by the time I picked up those books. I wasn't a novice, although I don't think I wa…


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General Shogi Discussion - Best Shogi book for beginner to buy.#2

I've not heard of either of those books, so I cannot say anything really about them. Personally, I highly recommend the "at a glance" series by Madoka Kitao.


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General Shogi Discussion - Table Shogi Boards!#21

@lovecall Sure I'll send you a shogi challenge! I don't know where we can play go, but I don't think I'm even 9 Kyu strength


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General Shogi Discussion - Table Shogi Boards!#19

@lovecall I also have a Go board that I made myself in a similar way as my shogi board, but it was made very quickly and without much care honestly. It ended up warping like a potato chip haha... I'm …


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General Shogi Discussion - Table Shogi Boards!#15

@FrostedNuke I tend to sit cross-legged or on a cushion. It's not bad at all. And yeah, I remember looking at some beat up shogiban with cheapo pieces and I think all together with shipping it was s…


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