The Gold General The Gold General moves to any adjacent square except for the squares diagonally to either side. (Note that the Gold and Silver Generals are not the same as or analagous to their shogi counterparts). Next: The Knight Back to Crazy38s Main Page Written by Ben Good. This is (part of) a submission to the contest to design a chess variant on a board with 38 squares. WWW page created: February 3, 1998.