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It belongs to categories: Orthodox chess, 
It was last modified on: 2002-11-13
 By Luiz Carlos Campos. Ramayana Chess. Chess variant inspired by the Ramayana epic. (Cells: 84) [All Comments] [Add Comment or Rating]
George Duke wrote on 2009-03-13 UTC
Besides Bell's preceding Campos' Ramayana by days with Cube Chess and Infinite Ring and Odalisque(Obelisque) all three as elongated 16x4, and Betza's follow-up 16x4 2x2x16 Race Chess, of course H.J.R. Murray documents around page 340 Oblong Chess as 16x4 one millennium ago. For some reason all the modern ones appear within days 2002-2003. Source: 'History of Chess' 1913.