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The Chess Variant Pages

This page is written by the game's inventor, Charles Daniel.

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H. G. Muller wrote on 2022-10-26 UTC
satellite=claustro ranks=8 files=7 maxPromote=1 promoZone=1 promoChoice=QJNF graphicsDir=/graphics.dir/alfaeriePNG/ squareSize=50 firstRank=1 lightShade=#EEEEEE darkShade=#666666 holeColor=#FFFFFE rimColor=#FFFFFE coordColor=#000000 whitePrefix=w blackPrefix=b graphicsType=png useMarkers=1 borders=0 hole::::g1,g3,g4,f3,f4 pawn::ifmnDfmWfcasumWfceF:pawn:a2-e2 knight:N:::c1,g2 ninja guard:J:FcafFdafuFmoafF:elephantferz:d1,e1 flying bomber::mRcyafmR:vao:a1,b1 queen guard::K:guard:f2 king::K::f1


The Ninja Guard can actually jump over friendly pieces, although the move Diagram shows it as a sliding move. It cannot jump over enemies without taking them, though, so it is not a normal Alfil jump.

I assumed the sceptre must be taken by a legal move, and thus cannot venture into check while doing it.

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