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Chu-Shogi DLP Game   

Period Medieval

Region Eastern Asia

Category Reconstruction, Board, War, Replacement, Checkmate, Shogi


Chu-Shogi is a capturing game that was popular in medieval Japan, from the thirteenth until the sixteenth century. It was played on a larger board than today's popular version of Shogi.


12x12 board, 26 pieces per player, 22 different kinds of pieces. Captured pieces not reused.



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Koichi 2005:183-184.

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Koichi, M. 2004. "Shogi: Japan's Game of Generals." In C. Mackenzie and I. Finkel (eds.), Asian Games: the Art of Contest. New York, Asia Society, 181-185.

Yasutomi, N. 1400-1457. Yasutomi-ki.



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