The Chess Variant Pages



Jetan Variant Piece Images

By James Spratt, © 2004 

                                  

  Piece Moves Blue Red Jetan    

 

Jetan Sarang

 

Jetan Jeddara

 

               
1 Warlord Leaps up to 5 spaces in any straight line, plus one in any direction. (w2)

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(W2)

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2 Jeddak  

or King

Moves as the Queen in chess (k)

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(K)

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  Ö Ö
3 Jeddara,

Dejah Thoris

Moves any 2 spaces; does not kill; her promotion generates Warlord at that spot; she returns to her original position. (b)

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(B)

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  Ö Ö
4 Jed  

or Chieftain

Moves any 3 spaces, in any combination. (j)

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(J)

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Ö Ö Ö
5 Jedda,

Princess Thuvia

Moves any 2 spaces; does not kill; her promotion generates Warlord at that spot; she returns to her original position. Thuvia also controls the Wild Banth if he is within her 5 x 5, enabling him to attack within any three spaces. (t)

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(T)

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Ö Ö Ö
6 Armed Consort,

Princess Tara

Moves any 2 spaces; can kill. Her promotion generates Warlord or lesser pieces at that spot; she returns to her original position. Can escort other females. (c)

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(C)

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  Ö Ö
7 Thark, 

Tars Tarkas

Leaps any one square and two diagonal spaces; can escort females. (e)

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(E)

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  Ö Ö
8 Thark, Sola Slides any one square and two diagonal spaces, and kills both left and right orthogonals. Can Escort other females. (s)

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(S)

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9 Princess, Haja Can move any 2 spaces, can kill. Promotes to any piece from Jeddak down; she returns to home row. (h3)

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(H3)

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    Ö
10 Sword Princess,

Rojas

Moves any 2 spaces; can kill. Promotes to any piece from Jeddak down; she returns to home row. She can become invisible. (r2)

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(R2)

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11 Sword Princess,

Llana

Moves any 2 spaces; can kill. Promotes any piece from Warlord down; she returns to home row. (l3)

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(L3)

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12 Armed Consort,

Princess Phao

Moves any 2 spaces; can kill. Promotes any piece from Jeddak down; she returns to home row, can escort females. (g)

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(G)

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  Ö  
13 Armed Consort,

Princess Tavia

Moves any 2 spaces; can kill. Promotes any piece from Jeddak down; she returns to home row, can escort females. (i)

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(I)

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  Ö  
14 Sorak and

Princess,

Kara Vasa

Moves any 2 spaces; can kill. Promotes any piece from Jed down; she returns to home row. Can kill up to 2 spaces away without moving. (s3)

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(S3)

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    Ö
15 Jedda,

Princess Janai

Moves any 2 spaces; can not kill. Promotes any piece from Jeddak down; she returns to home row. (n)

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(N)

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  Ö  
16 Princess, Vaja Moves any 2 spaces; can not kill. Promotes any piece from Jeddak down; she returns to home row. Immobilizes any enemy male to whom she is adjacent. (v2)

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(V2)

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17 Jedwar 

with Banth

6 feathers. Moves as the Rook. (o)

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(O)

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  Ö  
18 Odwar  

or Flyer

5 feathers; leaps any 3 diagonals; can escort females. (f)

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(F)

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Ö Ö Ö
19 Teedwar  

or Colonel

4 feathers; moves as the Bishop. (q)

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(Q)

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20 Consort,

Sharu, the Dancer

Dancer. Moves any 2; does not kill. Promotes from Jed down. Immobilizes any enemy male to whom she is adjacent. (r)

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(R)

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21 Consort, 

Olvia Marthis

Moves any 2; does not kill. Promotes from Jeddak down. Immobilizes any enemy male to whom she is adjacent. Becomes Jedda if Thuvia is taken, but cannot control Wild Banths like Thuvia. (o2)

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(O2)

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    Ö
22 Consort,

Lan-O

Moves any 2; does not kill. Promotes from Jed down; immobilizes any enemy male to whom she is adjacent. (l2)

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(L2)

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23 Consort,

Zanda

Moves any 2; does not kill. Promotes from Jed down; immobilizes any enemy male to whom she is adjacent. (z2)

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(Z2)

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24 Consort,

Sanoma Tora,

the faithless one

Moves any 2; does not kill; does not promote; is controlled by the player with the most pieces on the board; immobilizes adjacent males. Cannot be taken by males. (u)

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(U)

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  Ö Ö
25 Zitidar 6-leg elephant. Moves any 3 in a straight line. Brings along up to 3 pieces in an orthogonal line behind him. Can escort females (z3)

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(Z3)

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26 Gorthan 

or Assassin,

Gor Hajus

Moves any 2; does not kill females. (a)

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(A)

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27 Dwar 

with Calot, 

or Wardog

Moves up to 3 in a straight line, square or diagonal. (v)

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(V)

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  Ö  
28 Dwar  

or Captain

Moves any 3 squares. (d)

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(D)

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Ö Ö Ö
29 Dwa  

or Captain

Moves up to 3 squares. Promotes from Dwar down; returns to home position. (d2)

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(D2)

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30 Thoat,  

Cavalry NCO

Leaps one square and one diagonal, in any direction; can escort females. (h)

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(H)

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Ö Ö Ö
31 Padwar  

or Lieutenant

Moves any 2 diagonals. (l)

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(L)

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Ö Ö Ö
32 Padwa  

or Lieutenant

Moves one or two diagonals; promotes from Padwar down, returns to home position. (p2)

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(P2)

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33 Than  

or Warrior

Moves any 2 square moves. (w)

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(W)

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Ö Ö Ö
34 Tha  

or Warrior

Moves one or two square moves. Promotes from Than down; returns to home position. (x)

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(X)

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  Ö Ö
35 Panthan 

or Private Mercenary

Moves one move in any direction except straight backward. (m)

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(M)

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Ö Ö Ö
36 Pantha 

or Private Mercenary 

Moves one move in any direction except diagonally backward. Promotes to Panthan; returns home
(p)

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(P)

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  Ö Ö
37 Female Slave, 

Uthia

Moves one diagonal only. Promotes to Panthan; returns home. Enables Jeddara's escape, a one one-time escape of ten squares. (y)

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(Y)

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  Ö  
38 Male Slave Moves one square only; enables Jeddara's escape, one one-time escape of ten squares. (z)

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(Z)

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  Ö  
39 Ras Thavas

Mad Doctor

Enables all promotions if present on board. Travels by escort only. If he is killed, HORMAD also dies. (r3)

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(R3)

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40 Kaldane, 

Ghek

Kills within one space, or travels up to 5 spaces. Can only be captured from diagonally. (k2)

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(K2)

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41 Great 

White 

Ape

Limited to the 4 central ranks of the board. Slides up to 5 spaces horizontally, or moves one space to a different, adjacent rank.  

(a3)

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(A3)

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42 Wild Banth Do not stop adjacent to. If within Thuvia's 5 x 5, can attack up to 3 spaces away. Does not kill Thuvia. (b2)

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(B2)

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43 Hormad Moves any 2 spaces. Must be bracketed or sandwiched to be killed. Killing Ras Thavas also kills the Hormad(s). (h2)

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(H2)

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44 Jedwar

Battleship

6 flags. Leaps up to 6 in any straight line, square or diagonal; can escort up to three other pieces within four adjacent squares
in one of which he is located.
(b3)

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(B3)

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    Ö
45 Cruiser 4 flags. Leaps any 4 spaces, square or diagonal, can escort up to three other pieces within four adjacent squares in one of which he is located. (c3)

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(C3)

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    Ö
46 Scoutship 5 flags. Any 5 square moves, one of which must make a right-angle turn; may escort any one piece adjacent to him at the beginning of his move. (s4)

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(S4)

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    Ö
47 Sith   (s2)

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(S2)

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48 Apt Slides horizontally up to 5 spaces, or steps up or down one rank, and is limited to four home rows. (a2)

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(A2)

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49 Mysterious

Princess

  (m2)

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(M2)

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