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It was last modified on: 2010-06-16
 By Daniil  Frolov. Xiang-qi moving palace and river. Missing description (9x10, Cells: 64) [All Comments] [Add Comment or Rating]
Ed wrote on 2010-06-21 UTC
So, if one moves the river, can this cause pawns to demote when they are again situated on their own side of the river? If there is no game courier version likely, has the author tried playing this with a ZRF or over the board? I assume that the relative orientation of the palace is constant, i.e., the edge closest to the opponent always faces the same direction and that the palace cannot be reoriented, say, rotated through 90° as well as or in lieu of other movement. I assume from the description of the river's movement as one step towards oneself or towards the opponent at a time that the river maintains its orientation and does not rotate through 90° either. This looks like an interesting variant.