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Chess-playing Japanese Shogi champions

Chess-playing Japanese Shogi champions
The Japanese chess variant Shogi is the most popular board game in the country. In recent years some of its greatest contemporary champions have started taking up chess, and two intersting experiments were recently conducted: a top GM played a chess simul against two Shogi masters, and the top Shogi champion a three-board Shogi handicap against chess masters.

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Posted: Sun 15 Apr 2012

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