With Shogi Quest, you can play the game of shogi (a.k.a. Japanese chess) online against players around the world.
Some of the Shogi Quest's features.
1. Easy signup. You only need to decide your name (no email etc.)
2. Detailed records. Ratings, wins/losses are stored separately for Black/White, different openings and castles, so you can easily grasp your weaknesses.
3. Names of typical shogi openings and castles are displayed as you play game or watch other players' games.
4. Beginner friendly. There are very weak bots (computers) anyone can beat.
5. 100% free.
6. You can play games with your friends (ratings and stats don't change)
7. You can also play tsuitate shogi (shogi version of Kriegspiel).
8. Supports English.