The board starts blank. Each person start all of their 20 pieces on the bench. Neither player can drop a piece in the center on his/her first turn.
RulesSame as Shogi, except:
- You cannot move pieces when your king isn't on the board.
- When you capture a non-promoted non-king, promote it and move it to any vacant space (do not switch sides). Even Gold Generals promote to a non-royal king. (Capturing promoted pieces is same as in Shogi.)
- When you capture a king that isn't in a corner, opponent chooses a vacant corner to move it to (does not switch sides). When you capture a king in the corner, then you win.
- Kings in the corner of the board cannot move.
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Web page created: 2005-11-29. Web page last updated: 2005-11-29