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Shatranj is a game information page. It is categorized as: Orthodox chess, .

This item is a game information page
It belongs to categories: Orthodox chess, 
It was last modified on: 2001-12-14
 Author: Hans L. Bodlaender. Shatranj. The widely played Arabian predecessor of modern chess. (8x8, Cells: 64) (Recognized!)

Author: Hans L. Bodlaender.

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Shatranj was the form of chess as it was played for many centuries in the ancient Arabic world, more than a millenium ago. The game was very popular then, and knew its professional players, books, problem compositions, and legends. The game was practically unaltered played in Europe in most of the middle ages. <b>Recognized Variant of the Month for December 2001.</b>

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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 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 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 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 was last modified on: 2010-04-08
 By Joe  Joyce. Grand Shatranj. Grand Shatranj. (10x10, Cells: 100) By Joe Joyce.
  • This item is a game information page
It belongs to categories: Orthodox chess, 
It was last modified on: 2018-04-23
 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.
  • This item is a game information page
It belongs to categories: Orthodox chess, 
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 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 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 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 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 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 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 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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