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It belongs to categories: Orthodox chess, 
It was last modified on: 1998-01-13
 Author: Hans L. Bodlaender. Oblong chess. Variant of Shatranj, played on a four by sixteen sized board. (4x16, Cells: 64) [All Comments] [Add Comment or Rating]
George Duke wrote on 2009-03-13 UTC
16x4 that Ramayana uses is 1000 years old, and Ramayana unbalances the board with 20 outlier spaces. Hans Bodlaender show seven different set-ups Murray finds. Date of November 20,1995, makes this article one of the first dozens of CVPage. For example, A.S. Yurgelevich's important Chess-Battle (1933) only went up in 1996, and there were fewer than 100 posts in 1995.