[ Help | Earliest Comments | Latest Comments ][ List All Subjects of Discussion | Create New Subject of Discussion ][ List Earliest Comments Only For Pages | Games | Rated Pages | Rated Games | Subjects of Discussion ]Single Comment King and Queen. Variant on cross-shaped board with 39 squares. (Cells: 39) [All Comments] [Add Comment or Rating]George Duke wrote on 2010-06-21 UTCThe 39 squares have big palaces of 9 like Xiangqi. Assume Pawn capture and move the same orthogonal one-step. Promoted Knight jumps. Promoted Cannon becomes Pao and Vao for sure. King and Queen are just different names for the same piece-type the two sides; and there are dual, triple really, names for all the types. Apparently any piece capturing immediately promotes if not already promoted. Captured pieces later dropped have reverted to unpromoted state in changing sides.