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Shogi: Death Sentence Mate

  • qixel
  • | Apr 6, 2010 at 3:19 PM
  • | Posted in: Amy's Blog
  • | 1493 reads
  • | 3 comments

I'm not much of a solver of chess problems, shogi or otherwise.  However, some shogi mates strike me as extremely beautiful.  I'm presenting this four-knight mate simply as an introduction to the amazing tactical resources shogi provides and as a lead-in to Hidetchi's YouTube series of shogi mates.  You should check out the whole set.  Enjoy:

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  • 4 years ago

    ramalam

    That is good!

    I've never seen a knight problem like that before.

  • 4 years ago

    qixel

    Crazychessplaya wrote:

    Unlike in western chess, tsume problem rules require that every move is a check. Makes it it easier to solve.

     

    Oh yes, very important.  I forgot to mention that.  Thanks.

  • 4 years ago

    Crazychessplaya

    Unlike in western chess, tsume problem rules require that every move is a check. Makes it it easier to solve.

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