From: Patrick Davin LYRA VEGA OR JP>
Date: 7 feb 1999
Subject: Re: Chu shogi rules update
Ummmm,
Rikard's interpretation is correct.
The lion may move to an "A" and return to its starting point,
resulting in a "pass". This clever maneuver is called "jitto"
and is available regardless of what pieces surround the lion.
Constructing a position where this is useful is left as an
exercise for the reader.
>>>>>> "Rikard" == Rikard Nordgren ETEK CHALMERS SE> writes:
>
> Rikard> Well... I get the point but if all A squares are occupied
> Rikard> then the lion could jump directly to a B square, right?
>
>Right.
>
> Rikard> This implies that it passes an A square and therefore it
>
>No.
>
> Rikard> should also be able to skip turn by "passing" an occupied
> Rikard> A square and returning to the starting square.
... et cetera