The keima or knight is one of the stranger pieces. It jumps one square up and one square northwest or northeast every move. A knight promotes to a Gold General. It must promote if it reaches a point where it can no longer move.
Present in dai shogi, the knight makes no appearance in chu shogi, being one of eight pieces that promoted to gold, none of which were kept for chu shogi. The rest of the shogi pieces are featured in chu shogi.