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Janggi (including romanizations changgi and jangki), sometimes called Korean chess, is a strategy board game popular in Korea. [1]

34 relations: A History of Chess, Abstract strategy game, Board game, Checkmate, Chess, China, Chinese characters, Chinese language, Chu–Han Contention, Go (game), Hanja, Harbin, Index of Korea-related articles, Janggi variants, Java (programming language), Kibibyte, King (chess), Korea, Korea Janggi Association, North Korea, Octagon, Oxford University Press, Pawn (chess), Pinyin, Qin dynasty, Rook (chess), Semi-cursive script, Seoul, Simplified Chinese characters, Stalemate, Strategy game, The Chess Variant Pages, Traditional Chinese characters, Xiangqi.

A History of Chess

The book A History of Chess was written by H. J. R. Murray (1868–1955) and published in 1913.

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Abstract strategy game

An abstract strategy game is a strategy game that does not rely on a theme.

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Board game

A board game is a tabletop game that involves counters or moved or placed on a pre-marked surface or "board", according to a set of rules.

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Checkmate

Checkmate (often shortened to mate) is a game position in chess and other chess-like games in which a player's king is in check (threatened with) and there is no way to remove the threat.

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Chess

Chess is a two-player strategy board game played on a chessboard, a checkered gameboard with 64 squares arranged in an 8×8 grid.

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China

China, officially the People's Republic of China (PRC), is a unitary one-party sovereign state in East Asia and the world's most populous country, with a population of around /1e9 round 3 billion.

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Chinese characters

Chinese characters are logograms primarily used in the writing of Chinese and Japanese.

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Chinese language

Chinese is a group of related, but in many cases mutually unintelligible, language varieties, forming a branch of the Sino-Tibetan language family.

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Chu–Han Contention

The Chu–Han Contention (206–202 BC) was an interregnum between the Qin dynasty and the Han dynasty in Chinese history.

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Go (game)

Go is an abstract strategy board game for two players, in which the aim is to surround more territory than the opponent.

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Hanja

Hanja is the Korean name for Chinese characters.

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Harbin

Harbin is the capital of Heilongjiang province, and largest city in the northeastern region of the People's Republic of China.

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Index of Korea-related articles

This is a list of articles on Korea-related people, places, things, and concepts.

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Janggi variants

Many variants of janggi have been developed over the centuries.

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Java (programming language)

Java is a general-purpose computer-programming language that is concurrent, class-based, object-oriented, and specifically designed to have as few implementation dependencies as possible.

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Kibibyte

The kibibyte is a multiple of the unit byte for quantities of digital information.

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King (chess)

In chess, the king (♔,♚) is the most important piece.

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Korea

Korea is a region in East Asia; since 1945 it has been divided into two distinctive sovereign states: North Korea and South Korea.

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Korea Janggi Association

The Korea Janggi Association was founded in 1956 promoting Janggi, or korean chess, and is based in Seoul, South Korea.

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North Korea

North Korea (Chosŏn'gŭl:조선; Hanja:朝鮮; Chosŏn), officially the Democratic People's Republic of Korea (abbreviated as DPRK, PRK, DPR Korea, or Korea DPR), is a country in East Asia constituting the northern part of the Korean Peninsula.

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Octagon

In geometry, an octagon (from the Greek ὀκτάγωνον oktágōnon, "eight angles") is an eight-sided polygon or 8-gon.

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Oxford University Press

Oxford University Press (OUP) is the largest university press in the world, and the second oldest after Cambridge University Press.

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Pawn (chess)

The pawn (♙,♟) is the most numerous piece in the game of chess, and in most circumstances, also the weakest.

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Pinyin

Hanyu Pinyin Romanization, often abbreviated to pinyin, is the official romanization system for Standard Chinese in mainland China and to some extent in Taiwan.

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Qin dynasty

The Qin dynasty was the first dynasty of Imperial China, lasting from 221 to 206 BC.

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Rook (chess)

A rook (♖,♜) is a piece in the strategy board game of chess.

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Semi-cursive script

Semi-cursive script is a cursive style of Chinese characters.

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Seoul

Seoul (like soul; 서울), officially the Seoul Special Metropolitan City – is the capital, Constitutional Court of Korea and largest metropolis of South Korea.

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Simplified Chinese characters

Simplified Chinese characters are standardized Chinese characters prescribed in the Table of General Standard Chinese Characters for use in mainland China.

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Stalemate

Stalemate is a situation in the game of chess where the player whose turn it is to move is not in check but has no legal move.

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Strategy game

A strategy game or strategic game is a game (e.g. video or board game) in which the players' uncoerced, and often autonomous decision-making skills have a high significance in determining the outcome.

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The Chess Variant Pages

The Chess Variant Pages is a popular non-commercial Internet website devoted to chess variants.

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Traditional Chinese characters

Traditional Chinese characters (Pinyin) are Chinese characters in any character set that does not contain newly created characters or character substitutions performed after 1946.

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Xiangqi

Xiangqi, also called Chinese chess, is a strategy board game for two players.

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References

[1] https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Janggi

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