Despite a rather unsuccessful track record, I really enjoy New Year's resolutions. I've kept track of my New Year's resolutions for the past several years, and it's pretty cool to look back and see what I have and haven't achieved.
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A prominent variant of chess in East Asia is the game of shogi, transmitted from India to China and Korea before finally reaching Japan. The three distinguishing features of shogi are:
The captured pieces may be reused by the... | Read More
Hi! It's been a while since I last blogged. I was busy wrapping up the draft for my 3rd book, The Old Indian: Move by Move and managed to do so yesterday.
I am greatly encouraged by the massive support for this blog with regards to my previous tw... | Read More
What happens when two chess legends, Garry Kasparov and Yoshiharu Habu, do battle against one another? Chess legend and many times world chess champion Garry Kasparov plays against one of the greatest Japanese chess masters (shogi masters) ever, Y... | Read More
Through the sponsorship of video portal provider Dwango Co, a 2 game 25 minute rapid match between Garry Kasparov and Yoshiharu Habu (the greatest Shogi master ever) was arranged and it was broadcast live online.
As expected, Kasparov won 2-0 b... | Read More