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Submitted by takodori on November 27, 2014 at 4:14 PM.
It will start at 10:00am(JST), in fourty-five minutes or so. You can watch it on live through the link below;
http://live.nicovideo.jp/watch/lv199645929...Read more »
posted in takodori's Blog
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*Interested in thinking of similarities and differences between chess and Shogi(Japanese chess) through playing both games.
-Checkmate is the ultimate object.
-Up in material is important.
-Three phases such as Opening, Middlegame and Endgame exist.
-Shogi board has more squares like 9x9.
-Shogi pieces are eight kinds while chessmen are six sorts.
-Shogi pieces are 40 in total while chessmen are 32.
-Shogi has "drop" rule. It makes the number of pieces to be used will be unchanged from the start to the end of a game, while chessmen will go away gradually as a match goes by.
*Draw rate is significantly lower in shogi, even between top players.
*Castling takes longer moves and its patterns are richer in shogi.
*Tactical sacrifices occur more often in shogi. It's usual more than a few sacrifices happen in a game.
* No stalemate in shogi.
* May have a chance to play a shogi game in the following places;
I play there under the name of takodori which is the same as one here.
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