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Japanese Board Games(ボードゲーム)

Shogi(将棋 shōgi)also known as Japanese chess, is a two-player strategy board game in the same family as Western chess and is the most popular of a family of chess variants native to Japan.
Shogi  is quite similar to chess, but the difference is that a player can reuse captured pieces as his or her own.


Igo (囲碁 Igo), known in English simply as Go, is a board game for two players that originated in China more than 2,500 years ago. The game is noted for being rich in strategy despite its relatively simple rules.
Hugely popular in Japan from long ago, many of the specialized terms used to refer to moves within the game have been imported, unchanged, into Japanese and are also used as colloquialisms in general speech. 


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