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It belongs to categories: Orthodox chess, 
It was last modified on: 2016-05-03
 Author: Fergus  Duniho. Chaturanga. The first known variant of chess. (8x8, Cells: 64) [All Comments] [Add Comment or Rating]
Christine Bagley-Jones wrote on 2006-12-02 UTC
king starts on different square, and also the king, just once in the game, can make a knight move ... there may be something else about the pawns and promotion, but it is all unclear, i think, bit like me, answering this question :))