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Minishogi is a game information page. It is categorized as: Two dimensional, Small board, Oriental, ShogiBased.

Minishogi. On a 5 by 5 board. (5x5, Cells: 25) (Recognized!)

Author: Hans L. Bodlaender. Inventor: Shigenobu Kusumo.


Minishogi, one of the smallest variants of Shogi known, was suggested by Köksal Karakus as a recognized chess variant. He writes: "I want to tell you that Minishogi should be one of those variants that are recognized. Because it is a small but very playable variant. Although Shogi still stands very complex, minishogi is simple to learn, has basic rules, but still has something to fight with your opponent."


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The board used for this game has 5 row(s), 5 column(s), 25 cells/squares.
This game is a 2 player game.
Invented in the year 1970. [1969-1971]. [1965-1975].

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  • Minishogi setuper. Minishogi you can set up pieces at beginning of the game. (5x5, Cells: 25) By (zzo38) A. Black.
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