I’m posting this a day early, but I was in the mood!
This thread is for the first three chapters, but we’re only reading one chapter this week. Check out the schedule in main feed, because sometimes we read one chapter, and sometimes we read 2 chapters in a week.
i need to learn to read…thought this week was a double chapter week.
I’m starting to get used to the vocabulary(finally learned how to read 将棋）and the stream of consciousness. i’m even staring to like the stream of consciousness(is this even the right word for those emotional narration of kiriyama’s past and people feeling?), it describes emotion, thoughts and experiences in a way i didn’t think it was possible for a manga.
Nah, not just you. I thought we decided on 2 chapters/week a few weeks ago, but it looks like it’s loosely split by arcs now. I’ve already read chapter 11 and 12 last week and expected 13 and 14 this week because I forgot the start was postponed by a week. So I was very confused when I saw the thread, but not a big issue.
Sorry for the confusion! I wanted to keep story arcs in a single thread, and avoid weeks where we switched from one thread to another midweek, and this seemed like the best way to do it. No worries, though, you can just read one chapter next week.
Rei solves a 詰将棋 problem in chapter 12.
These are checkmate problems. To solve them, you put the (opponent’s) King in check, and then keep it in check until checkmate. If you want to play along with Rei, you might find this paper shougi set helpful. If you just want to understand what he’s saying, you may find my guide to shougi pieces helpful.
I’m reading along
I haven’t reached this part yet, but I’ll catch up later.
I’ve already read this part, but I’m here for discussion.
Is it like “while thinking like that, I came to desperately bite into (hold on) the board”?
Why is 喰らう used here instead of some verb that means clinging or grasping?
Sure the feeling of holding on is conveyed, but is this a common way to describe this kind of situation?
i feel the second has more of an acceptance of fate? like i wanted to end up going that way(hence the へ instead of に). and it’s more about ending up going that way. you can’t always go to the direction you want. like in Classical Mythology/Jungian psychology, the prophet has to go down then up and cannot go up at the beginning. so you want to end up going up but you can’t at first.
I don’t even know what passive voice of 行く would even mean, other than the usage than indicates something is being done that annoys the speaker. Is it maybe that use? But 桐山 is the は topic of the sentence, so that confuses me…