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Do Sho Chess




G=Gold-General,S=Silver-General,C=Flying-Chariot,A=Angle-Mover,H=Honored-Horse,L=Lance(Fragrant-Chariot),F=Foot-Soldier(Japanese-Pawn). Only these pieces can be dropped back onto the board as in Shogi (still with restrictions, but japanese pawns can still be put with normal pawns, but not with japanese pawns in the same column). They promote only on last row.

Everything else is same as Chess.


Mostly like Chess, except that the Shogi piece can be dropped. Castling is still same as Chess, and only uses that section of the board to castle.

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By (zzo38) A. Black.
Web page created: 2005-12-01. Web page last updated: 2005-12-01