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Canoness Chess. Chess with Cannons and Canonesses (Vaos) on a differently-shaped board. (10x10, Cells: 88) [All Comments] [Add Comment or Rating]
Adrian Alvarez de la Campa wrote on 2006-09-19 UTC
Thanks for commenting.

I'm sure there are many variants that include the Cannon and/or Vao among Western pieces. I mention two of them in the introduction above. The variant Yáng Qí for example, which is of course more ambitious than mine. I don't know of any, however, that use the Morley-shaped board.

And Pawns might look nice on those squares, and I indeed tested the game with them, but they allow the Canoness/Bishop pairs to attack them almost immediately, which I think hampers opening play.