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 By David  Paulowich. Shatranj Kamil (64). Modern Shatranj based variant on 8 by 8 board with new pieces. (8x8, Cells: 64) [All Comments] [Add Comment or Rating]
David Paulowich wrote on 2007-03-08 UTC

Shatranj Kamil Eight will be posted soon, which uses the same initial setup, but has a new definition for the Elephant: makes exactly two diagonal moves in a row, ending up two squares away. See the Padwar (Strict Interpretation) in Jetan (Martian Chess). [EDIT] Bumped the board up to 100 squares and added Cannons to the corners: Shatranj Kamil X.

Checkmate and Stalemate are the only victory conditions - the Bare King Rule has been dropped. Pawns promote on the final rank to War Elephants (moving either like an Elephant or a Ferz) - see the Padwar (Loose Interpretation). This nonleaping piece moves to the same squares as the FAD in Chess with Different Armies.