Level 1 shogi course

Welcome to a level 1 shogi course!

In ten lessons you are going to learn the basics of shogi.

First, few cool facts about shogi:

  • Shogi is a traditional Japanese game. It has many similarities to European chess, because of their common origin – very old Indian game called Chaturanga.
  • The most interesting point of shogi is that none of the pieces can fully die. Taken pieces can be reused.
  • Traditionally, shogi pieces have Chinese characters (called kanji) written on them.
  • Shogi games rarely end in a draw and endgames are VERY dynamic.
  • There are dragons in shogi!

After ten short lessons you will be able to play a game of shogi!

Start Level 1 course!