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(zzo38) A. Black wrote on 2005-10-01 UTC
I like to use Japanese Shogi pieces instead of this symbolic pieces, but you could do same way. You can find the correct Japanese symbols to use for pieces under wikipedia:Shogi.

Fergus Duniho wrote on 2003-08-20 UTC
As I mentioned on this page, I borrowed the symbols for the Gold and Silver
Generals from alchemy, which used the sun symbol for gold and the moon
symbol for silver. Well, I learned today, or yesterday as I now write,
that this association wasn't limited to the Old World. While reading
Ignatius Donnelly's <I>Atlantis: The Antediluvian World</I>, I came
across this curious bit of information: 'The Peruvians called gold the
tears of the sun: it was sacred to the sun, as silver was to the

Thoralf Klein wrote on 2002-08-29 UTCExcellent ★★★★★
Very nice tutorial and first choice if your local Asia store doesn't sell Shogi. ;-)

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