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Ninth Century Indian Chess is a play-by-email page. It is categorized as: Two dimensional, From ancient times, Orthodox chess set but with different moving pieces, Orthodox chess set but with different initial setups.

Ninth Century Indian Chess. Differs from Shatranj in the setup and the Elephant's move.

Author: Tony Quintanilla and John Ayer.

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The board used for this game has 8 row(s), 8 column(s), 64 cells/squares.

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  • Atlantean Barroom Shatranj. Atlantean Barroom Shatranj Rules. (10x10, Cells: 100) By Joe Joyce.
  • Atlantean Coffee House Shatranj. Grand Hexagonal Shatranj - the short-range project goes six-sided. (13x13, Cells: 127) By Graeme C Neatham.
  • Chaturanga. The first known variant of chess. (8x8, Cells: 64) Author: Fergus Duniho.
  • Grand Shatranj. Grand Shatranj. (10x10, Cells: 100) By Joe Joyce.
  • Granlem Shatranj. This is a mash-up of Grand Shatranj & Lemurian Shatranj with a 3 moves/player turn option. By Joe Joyce.
  • Great Shatranj. Great Shatranj. (10x8, Cells: 80) By Joe Joyce.
  • Lemurian Shatranj. Missing description (8x8, Cells: 64) By Joe Joyce.
  • Modern Shatranj. A bridge between modern chess and the historic game of Shatranj. (8x8, Cells: 64) By Joe Joyce.
  • Opulent Lemurian Shatranj. Joe Joyce's Shaman and Hero pieces are now on a larger board. (10x10, Cells: 100) By David Paulowich.
  • 3D Great Shatranj. a simple approach to 3D chess. 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.
  • Atlantean Coffee House Shatranj. Grand Shatranj on a Hex board. By Graeme C Neatham.
  • 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.
  • Great Shatranj. What if chess evolved differently so short-range pieces became more powerful by gaining additional short-range moves? 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.
  • Modern Shatranj. A bridge between modern chess and the historic game of Shatranj. By Joe Joyce.
  • Opulent Lemurian Shatranj. Joe Joyce's Shaman and Hero pieces are on a large board. By David Paulowich.
  • Shatranj Kamil X. Shatranj Kamil, now with Chinese Cannons and Padwars (Jetan). By David Paulowich.
  • 4-handed ShatranjA Zillions-of-Games file
. 4-handed Shatranj. Author: M Winther.
  • Modern ShatranjA Zillions-of-Games file
. 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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