将棋

JapaneseEdit

Kanji in this term
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NounEdit

将棋 (shinjitai kanji, kyūjitai kanji 將棋, hiragana しょうぎ, historical hiragana しやうぎ, romaji shōgi)

  1. shogi (Japanese chess)
  2. any of several shogi variants that are (or have been) played in Japan and elsewhere
  3. any other chess variant such as western chess, xiangqi (Chinese chess) chaturanga, janggi (Korean chess), shatranj, makruk, etc.

SynonymsEdit

  • (1) 日本将棋, 本将棋

Derived termsEdit

  • 詰め将棋 (つめしょうぎ, tsumeshōgi): shogi mating problem

See alsoEdit

  • 王手 (おうて, ōte): check
  • 詰み (つみ, tsumi): checkmate
  • 禁じ手 (きんじて, kinjite): forbidden moves
  • 千日手 (せんにちて, sen'nichite): never-ending moves (one of the forbidden moves)
  • 二歩 (にふ, nifu): placing two pawns on the same straight line (one of the forbidden moves)
  • 持将棋 (jishogi): impasse, mutual entering kings
Last modified on 27 May 2013, at 11:12