The Art of Shogi

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Författare: Tony Hosking

The first comprehensive guide to Japanese chess in English for complete beginner and advanced (dan) player.

The Art Of Shogi includes:

An account of professional shogi in Japan (20 million Japanese play!).

In-depth guide to strategy and openings (plus handicap games).

108 annotated professional game references, including the first 8 title games outside Japan.

Comparison and brief history of shogi and Western chess - which share the objective of checkmate, and some similar movement of pieces (kings, rooks, bishops, knights, pawns).

Captured shogi pieces change sides and can re-enter play, making nearly every game exciting and decisive!

Häftad. 270 sidor.