How To: Use impasse on the chess-like game Shogi

Use impasse on the chess-like game Shogi

Do you like chess? How about Japanese chess? Aren't there different chess variants in Japan though? Maybe, but this specific chess variant is called Shogi. The chess-like game Shogi is won by capturing the king, just like chess, but defeat is conceded at mate, or when mate becomes unavoidable.

This video tutorial gives you a lesson on how to use impasse and the try rule on the Shogi board. Not only will you see how to play impasse and the "try rule," you'll also see how to play "king entering." Also, find out about a cool illustrated graphic novel about Shogi.

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