A Japanese game similar to chess that is played on a board with 81 squares, each player having 20 pieces.
[Japanese shōgi : Japanese shō, commander-in-chief, chief chess piece (from Middle Chinese tsiaŋ`, general; also the source of Mandarin jiàng) + Japanese ki, chess (from Middle Chinese kɦi; also the source of Mandarin qí).]
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