Interview with Madoka Kitao

Inventor of Dobutsu Shogi, a version of shogi for children, founder of the store and publishing house Nekomado, Madoka Kitao has always distinguished herself during the course of her activity as a professional for her attention to the diffusion of shogi, obtaining excellent results even outside of Japan. AIS has interviewed her exclusively for you.

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The Tao of Chess and Shogi

The drop rule makes possible a great and unmentionable desire of every chess player: to place a piece on any square of your choice, perhaps even giving checkmate. Shogi can be seen as that version of chess which allows you to do this. Let’s see how.

駒を好きな場所に置いてチェックメイトを取りたい」という、チェスプレイヤーの誰もが抱く、人知れぬ願望を可能にするのがドロップルールです。将棋は、これを可能にするチェスのバージョンと見ることができます。その方法を見てみましょう。

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