Shogi Openings – 定跡

The Jouseki (定跡) is a sequence of recommend moves in the opening that have as a objective look for the protection of the own king and set pieces for a successful attack. There are too many different opening each one with a lot of variants. The openings usually are classified in static rook (居飛車 ibisha) or ranging rook (振り飛車 furibisha). If the rook stays on the right columns it is called ibisha (remember the start…

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