Japanese Chess Championship was created in 1969.
The Japanese variant of chess is called Shogi and is played on a different board with a different set of rules.
Yes it is. It is the Japanese equivalent of chess.
Kio or Kioh is on of the seven title a shogui (japanese chess) champion can earn.
There is an anime which has a similar basis of chess. It's called Hikaru no Go, and honestly it's very well done for it being about Go(which is like Japanese Chess). It's drawn up by the same people who do Death Note. There is a Chinese chess anime which i believe is called Chess Master. Check them out and see how you like it
司教 /shi kyou/ is Japanese for 'Bishop' in sense of 'a high-ranking Catholic cleric'. 角行 /ka ku gyou/is Japanese for 'bishop' in sense of the shogi (Japanese chess) piece.
Chess matches; chess boards; versions of chess.
The word 'chess' is a singular, uncountable noun. Units of chess are expressed as games of chess tournaments of chess.
Chess game rules can be found on Wikipedia, Chess Rules and Basics, Chess Variants, Chess For Kids, Rules for Chess, How To Play and Chess Guidelines.
That is the correct spelling of the game "chess."