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Janggi Positions

Changgi (or Janggi or Tjyang Keui), also known as Korean Chess is the main variant of chess played in Korea. Here you see some images of this game, sent by Seongmo Yoon.

A position from actual play

Position from play

This position is taken from actual play, from an Internet site where one can play this game.

Starting position

Starting position

Official names of coordinates

Below, you see the official names of the coordinates on the board, as used by the Korean Janggi Association.

Names of coordinates


Written by Hans Bodlaender; images by Seongmo Yoon.
WWW page created: May 26, 2002.