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George Duke wrote on 2010-11-16 UTC
Joyce mentions different Pawns and many of these pairs fit the sub-category chess different pawns. 9 different armies for 9x9 or 8x8 making 81 possible match-ups per board (at least the 162 total unique line-ups) sure to wreck opening convention. A couple core armies, such as Alfil Army, seem stronger than the others, which would recommend some alteration. The piece-types mixed are not so conventional as first appearance by standard indicia RNB-WADFN, because of twists like forward-only components, as if wanting to apply a Shogi brush occidentally for some reason; also side and not vertical, forward as Bishop backward Rook after Schultz's 1940s Hunter-Falcon etc.

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