Welcome to a level 1 shogi course!
In ten lessons you are going to learn the basics of shogi.
First, few cool facts about shogi:
- Shogi is a traditional Japanese game. It has many similarities to European chess, because of their common origin – very old Indian game called Chaturanga.
- The most interesting point of shogi is that none of the pieces can fully die. Taken pieces can be reused.
- Traditionally, shogi pieces have Chinese characters (called kanji) written on them.
- Shogi games rarely end in a draw and endgames are VERY dynamic.
- There are dragons in shogi!
After ten short lessons you will be able to play a game of shogi!