background Ludii Portal
Home of the Ludii General Game System

   

Part of the Digital Ludeme Project background    

Home Games Forum Downloads Tutorials Services History World Map Team


 
Taikyoku Shogi

Period(s)

Modern

Region(s)

Eastern Asia

Categories

Board, War, Shogi.

Description

Taikyoku Shogi is the largest known Shogi variant, with 804 total pieces on the board. It is first documented in Japan in the Shogi Zushiki, which is reportedly from the seventeenth century.

Rules

Taikyoku Shogi's rules are similar to that of Shogi, but are expanded, with many types of pieces with different movements. The full suite of movements are listed here: https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Taikyoku_shogi#Game_equipment

https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Taikyoku_shogi#Game_equipment

Origin

Japan

Ludeme Description

Taikyoku Shogi.lud

Leaderboard

Taikyoku Shogi

Evidence Map

1 pieces of evidence in total. Browse all evidence for Taikyoku Shogi here.

Click on any marker or highlighted region to view the evidence relating to it.
To view all regions, please select it from the category options below.

Evidence category:

Evidence coloured based on:

Map style:



Sources

Fairbairn, J. 1981. Shogi history...and the variants. Shogi 27: 9–13.

Reference ID

DLP.Game.449

     Contact Us
     ludii.games@gmail.com
     cameron.browne@maastrichtuniversity.nl

lkjh Maastricht University
Data Science and Knowledge Engineering (DKE)
Paul-Henri Spaaklaan 1, 6229 EN Maastricht, Netherlands
This project is funded by a 2m euro
ERC Consolidator Grant from the
European Research Council