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Tori Shogi is a Zillions-of-Games file. It is categorized as: Two dimensional, Small board, Oriental, From ancient times, ShogiBased. This item is located on a site outside of

Tori ShogiA Zillions-of-Games file
. Bird Shogi.

Author: Eduard Werner. Inventor: Ohashi Soei.


Tori Shogi is the smallest of the ancient games of the Shogi family. The game dates from the end of the eighteenth century and is attributed to Ohashi Soei, a famous master of Shogi. Tori Shogi literally means 'Bird Chess' and all of the pieces are named after birds.

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The board used for this game has 7 row(s), 7 column(s), 49 cells/squares.
This game is a 2 player game.

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Group ID 'ToriShogi'