Mini Shogi is the most popular small variant of Shogi (Japanese chess). It has cleverly been scaled down from the standard Shogi to create a fast dynamic variant. It still retains all the fundementals that make Shogi such a great chess game.
This set has pieces with symbols instead of Kanji characters to enable it to be learned and played easily by everybody. Games tend to last between 15-50 minutes thereby being ideal for time poor adults, and also because there is no slow start game, younger players love it.
Shogi's biggest difference from European chess is that captured pieces are able to be used by the capturing player, meaning the momentum of the game can change quickly and the the game is very dynamic.
These pieces have been cast in resin and full instructions are included as well as a quality wooden board. Because it is related to European chess, any person who can play chess can learn this game very quickly.
Handcrafted Shogi & Mini Shogi sets. Pieces have been designed with symbols to enable quick recognition. Message me for more details.