Tori Shogi

What is togi shogi? Why it is Japanese bird chess, or bird shogi, depending on who you ask. I defer to wikipedia on this one.

Tori shogi (禽将棋 or 鳥将棋, ‘bird chess’) is a variant of shogi (Japanese chess), which was invented by Toyota Genryu in 1799 despite being traditionally attributed to his master Ōhashi Sōei. It was first published in 1828 and again in 1833. The game is played on a 7×7 board and uses the drop rule; it is the only traditional shogi variant, possibly besides wa shogi, to do so. This is one of the more popular shogi variants. There were tournaments in London and Royston in the 1990s and early 2000s.

That should clear things up a bit.

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