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It belongs to categories: Orthodox chess, 
It was last modified on: 2012-01-16
 By Jörg  Knappen. Drunken Nights. A toned down version of the Nutty Knights for Chess with different Armies. (8x8, Cells: 64) [All Comments] [Add Comment or Rating]
Christine Bagley-Jones wrote on 2012-01-17 UTC
The Charging Rook moves forwards and sidewards as a rook, but backwards as a King. 
The Drunken Night moves forwards as a Knight, sidewards as a Wazir, and backwards as a Ferz. 
The Colonel moves as a Charging Rook or as a forward Knight.

Two questions. So, 'backwards as a king' means the 3 directions backwards, and 'forwards as a knight' means directly forwards, therefore 2 directions forward, is this right?
Oh, and one more question, these are new pieces?