The Chess Variant Pages

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Daniil Frolov wrote on 2010-05-01 UTC
In beggining, there is only one possible move for each player, so we can think that opening setup is this:
By the way, there is problem with notation: snail and spider uses same letters! Also, i think, for better storage, better names for pieces must be more or less standart: snail - wazir, bee - ferz, spider - prince, mouse - rook, frog - bishop, dragonfly - queen, queen - king (double step leaps are compared with diagonal moves on 2d board). However, themed names are also good, but spider needs another letter in notation.

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