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Javier wrote on 2002-12-06 UTCGood ★★★★
I have discovered that most resources for shogi are in Japanese, and
resources (including web sites and software) in English about shogi are
hard to find.  Here is a collection of essential links about shogi in
English.  It covers virtually every good shogi site and program that
exists in English, and thus is a comprehensive and essential list of


(How to Defend in Shogi) 
(Shogi Proverbs)
(Book on Shogi Openings Part 1 & 2)

(Shogi Club 24) 
(JavaShogi - need firewall off) 
Very good and in English, but mostly deserted 
(Japanese Yahoo server)

Shogi PlayByEmail server

(Zillions variants - search for 'Shogi' on page) 
(GNUshogi for Unix) 
(Sekita Shogi) 
(Spear Ver.5)

(GNSB - GNU Shogi Database Project) 


DISCUSSIONS (SHOGI-L mailing list)
fa.shogi (newsgroup which mirrors SHOGI-L)

(professional, annotated)

TSUME SHOGI (mating problems)

Canadian Shogi Federation

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