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I just had a really long game of mini shogi
(Yes it had plenty of blunders from both sides I believe)
What is the most moves you have ever seen in a game of mini shogi? I think this is the longest for me.
I don’t know, but the shortest recorded game of Taikyoku “Ultimate” Shogi is apparently 3805 moves (and is also the longest).
There is a little bit longer: https://www.littlegolem.net/jsp/game/game.jsp?gid=1538318
Funny coincidence: your long game is 117 moves... I just looked through my old mini shogi games, and found one which was also 117 moves!
I love mini shogi because of how interesting games can be despite its small size.
Long games probably happen when both sides are strong enough not to make any obvious blunders but not strong enough to come up with very aggressive attacks. I’ve tried playing a few games with the strong Stockfish AI on pychess and I just get completely obliterated really quickly. I wonder what super high level human play is like.
I think what would be really interesting though, is short games with non-trivial blunders: the mini shogi the equivalent of Scholar’s or Fool’s mates, where the losing side is just making normal and usually good developments.
Diidnt know stockfish played mini shogi, I will have to check that out :)