How to Play

There are many guidebooks online and in print, but one of the easiest places to start is with lishogi.org's learn page. It provides an interactive board and puzzles aimed at teaching the basic mechanics of the game. You can also use the settings icon in the upper right to change the piece styles if you have trouble remembering the kanji or prefer a different font.

Strategies and Tactics

Once you've learned the basic rules, you can jump right in and start playing or, if you'd like to get more information on strategies, check out some of the below videos and guides: