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It was last modified on: 2007-02-20
 By Andy  Maxson. ancient chess. a antidevelopment of chess. (8x8, Cells: 64) [All Comments] [Add Comment or Rating]
David Paulowich wrote on 2007-03-12 UTC

Eric Greenwood proposed this change in the rules of TAMERLANE CHESS '... the Ferz gains the power to move 1 square straight back ...'

See also the humpback in Whale Shogi. This is precisely the reversal of the moves of the silver general from Shogi.

Ninety years ago Edgar Rice Burroughs invented JETAN (Martian Chess), with another kind of 'lame Alibaba' called the Chained Padwar. This piece keeps popping up from time to time in chess variants.