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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.[All Comments] [Add Comment or Rating]
Christine Bagley-Jones wrote on 2006-01-24 UTCExcellent ★★★★★
well i didn't invent this game, Joe Joyce did, i just helped write the zrf, so i think it is ok that i rate. this is a great game, fairly similiar to shatranj, which it is based on. The alfil also has the fers move, and the fers also has the wazir move, which makes it move as a king (called a general in this game). you can also promote pawns to a lost piece, so in a sense, this game plays more dynamic than shatranj. this game is also played on game courier here.