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Zillions of Games file for Shatranj

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This is a zip file of a rules file for Zillions of Games and its accompanying graphics. Zillions of Games is a Windows program that will let you play any puzzle or strategy board game you can feed it the rules and graphics for.

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Shatranj is a Zillions-of-Games file. It is categorized as: Orthodox chess, .

Author: David Howe.

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The board used for this game has 8 row(s), 8 column(s), 64 cells/squares.
This game is a 2 player game.

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  • This item is a game information page,
It belongs to categories: Orthodox chess, 
It is a 2 player game.
It was last modified on: 2006-05-01
 By Joe  Joyce. Atlantean Barroom Shatranj. Atlantean Barroom Shatranj Rules. (10x10, Cells: 100) By Joe Joyce.
  • This item is a game information page,
It belongs to categories: Orthodox chess, 
It is a 2 player game.
It was last modified on: 2008-11-25
 By Graeme C Neatham. Atlantean Coffee House Shatranj. Grand Hexagonal Shatranj - the short-range project goes six-sided. (13x13, Cells: 127) By Graeme C Neatham.
  • This item is a game information page,
It belongs to categories: Orthodox chess, 
It is a 2 player game.
It was last modified on: 2016-05-03
 Author: Fergus  Duniho. Chaturanga. The first known variant of chess. (8x8, Cells: 64) Author: Fergus Duniho.
  • This item is a game information page,
It belongs to categories: Orthodox chess, 
It is a 2 player game.
It was last modified on: 2010-04-08
 By Joe  Joyce. Grand Shatranj. Grand Shatranj. (10x10, Cells: 100) By Joe Joyce.
  • UPDATED! This item is a game information page,
It belongs to categories: Orthodox chess, 
It is a 2 player game.
It was last modified on: 2018-04-23
 By Joe  Joyce. Granlem Shatranj. (Updated!) This is a mash-up of Grand Shatranj & Lemurian Shatranj with a 3 moves/player turn option. By Joe Joyce.
  • This item is a game information page,
It belongs to categories: Orthodox chess, 
It is a 2 player game.
It was last modified on: 2010-01-10
 By Joe  Joyce. Great Shatranj. Great Shatranj. (10x8, Cells: 80) By Joe Joyce.
  • This item is a game information page,
It belongs to categories: Orthodox chess, 
It is a 2 player game.
It was last modified on: 2006-08-13
 By Joe  Joyce. Lemurian Shatranj. Missing description (8x8, Cells: 64) By Joe Joyce.
  • This item is a game information page,
It belongs to categories: Orthodox chess, 
It is a 2 player game.
It was last modified on: 2005-05-01
 By Joe  Joyce. Modern Shatranj. A bridge between modern chess and the historic game of Shatranj. (8x8, Cells: 64) By Joe Joyce.
  • This item is a game information page,
It belongs to categories: Orthodox chess, 
It is a 2 player game.
It was last modified on: 2007-05-04
 By David  Paulowich. Opulent Lemurian Shatranj. Joe Joyce's Shaman and Hero pieces are now on a larger board. (10x10, Cells: 100) By David Paulowich.
  • This item is a play-by-email page,
It belongs to categories: Orthodox chess, 
It was last modified on: 2010-02-23
 By Joe  Joyce. 3D Great Shatranj. a simple approach to 3D chess. By Joe Joyce.
  • This item is a play-by-email page,
It belongs to categories: Orthodox chess, 
It was last modified on: 2006-05-04
 By Joe  Joyce. Atlantean Barroom Shatranj. The most ambitious in a series of new games Joe Joyce is introducing with powerful short range compound double jumpers. By Joe Joyce.
  • This item is a play-by-email page,
It belongs to categories: Orthodox chess, 
It was last modified on: 2008-11-25
 By Graeme C Neatham. Atlantean Coffee House Shatranj. Grand Shatranj on a Hex board. By Graeme C Neatham.
  • This item is a play-by-email page,
It belongs to categories: Orthodox chess, 
It was last modified on: 2006-05-04
 By Joe  Joyce. Grand Shatranj. Grand Shatranj.... extends the examination of short-range leapers by looking at another 2-square jumper and 2 short-range riders. By Joe Joyce.
  • This item is a play-by-email page,
It belongs to categories: Orthodox chess, 
It was last modified on: 2006-05-04
 By Joe  Joyce. Great Shatranj. What if chess evolved differently so short-range pieces became more powerful by gaining additional short-range moves? By Joe Joyce.
  • This item is a play-by-email page,
It belongs to categories: Orthodox chess, 
It was last modified on: 2006-08-13
 By Joe  Joyce. Lemurian Shatranj. Lemurian pieces which utilize either or both types of their possible moves, possibly changing direction after the first. By Joe Joyce.
  • This item is a play-by-email page,
It belongs to categories: Orthodox chess, 
It was last modified on: 2005-05-04
 By Joe  Joyce. Modern Shatranj. A bridge between modern chess and the historic game of Shatranj. By Joe Joyce.
  • This item is a play-by-email page,
It belongs to categories: Orthodox chess, 
It was last modified on: 2007-05-04
 By David  Paulowich. Opulent Lemurian Shatranj. Joe Joyce's Shaman and Hero pieces are on a large board. By David Paulowich.
  • This item is a play-by-email page,
It belongs to categories: Orthodox chess, 
It was last modified on: 2007-03-11
 Author: Jeremy Gabriel Good. Inventor: David  Paulowich. Shatranj Kamil (64). Missing description Author: Jeremy Gabriel Good. Inventor: David Paulowich.
  • This item is a play-by-email page,
It belongs to categories: Orthodox chess, 
It was last modified on: 2007-03-13
 By David  Paulowich. Shatranj Kamil X. Shatranj Kamil, now with Chinese Cannons and Padwars (Jetan). By David Paulowich.
  • This item is a Zillions-of-Games file,
It belongs to categories: Orthodox chess, 
It is a 4 player game.
It was last modified on: 2006-03-13
 Author: M  Winther. 4-handed ShatranjThis item is a Zillions-of-Games file,
It belongs to categories: Orthodox chess, 
It is a 4 player game.
It was last modified on: 2006-03-13
 Author: M  Winther.. 4-handed Shatranj. Author: M Winther.
  • This item is a Zillions-of-Games file,
It belongs to categories: Orthodox chess, 
It is a 2 player game.
It was last modified on: 2005-07-21
 Author: Christine  Bagley-Jones and David  Howe. Inventor: Joe  Joyce. Modern ShatranjThis item is a Zillions-of-Games file,
It belongs to categories: Orthodox chess, 
It is a 2 player game.
It was last modified on: 2005-07-21
 Author: Christine  Bagley-Jones and David  Howe. Inventor: Joe  Joyce.. A bridge between modern chess and the historic game of Shatranj. Author: Christine Bagley-Jones and David Howe. Inventor: Joe Joyce.
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