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Shogi - Japan's Game of Strategy (Book information)

There are only few books in English on the game of Shogi, Japanese Chess. One of these is the book of T. Leggett, Shogi - Japan's Game of Strategy. The book contains the rules, strategy information, a sample game, basic openings, and a few problems. It appeared in 1966, with new printings later. At the moment of this writing (2003), the book is still available.

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T. Leggett
Shogi - Japan's Game of Strategy
Charles E. Tuttle Company, Inc, North Clarendon, USA
ISBN 0804819033
+- 100 pages

WWW page created: February 11, 2003.
Written by: Hans Bodlaender.