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It was last modified on: 2009-09-20
 By Jose  Carrillo. Ajax Modern Random Chess. Missing description (9x9, Cells: 81) [All Comments] [Add Comment or Rating]
Jose Carrillo wrote on 2009-11-21 UTC
Charles Gilman said:...the Ajax pieces, which add an extra non-capturing move to a piece which can move with or without capturing it all its original directions.

Just found a piece with similar properties to the Ajax pieces: with non-capturing moves added to a piece which can move with or without capturing in all its original directions.

The Mandarin in Wuji Chinese Chess.

This new Mandarin can move (and capture) diagonally like in Chinese Chess, but it can also jump to any empty square within the fortress adjacent horizontally or vertically to the player's own King. The jumped square must be empty, therefore the Mandarin can't capture with this extra 'adopted' move.