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It was last modified on: 2010-07-26
 By David  Cannon. King Arthur's Chess 72. Chess on a round board,. The odd number of files allows the Bishops to access every cell on the board - not colour-bound. (9x8, Cells: 72) [All Comments] [Add Comment or Rating]
Daniil Frolov wrote on 2010-07-26 UTC
This just like FIDE chess with another one file with queen and pawn, played with cylindrical chess mutator ( http://www.chessvariants.org/boardrules.dir/cylindrical.html ), but pawns can promote to conqueror and other minor rules changes. I think, better decision is to remove rank with one of rooks (7 ranks, also odd number). But your variant is also good.