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It was last modified on: 2010-12-14
 By Shi  Ji. Diagonal Oblong Chess. The board is an oblong in diagonal direction. By Shi Ji. (8x8, Cells: 64) [All Comments] [Add Comment or Rating]
Shi Ji wrote on 2013-08-18 UTC
A King is severely threatened by the opponent Queen's Guarding which would checkmate with the line half-open and unprotected . I don't know whether players would be encouraged to attack with Guarding or discouraged to defend opponent Guarding . They may also reserve Guarding for a fatal strike preventing from early and easy moving of Queen . 

PS : I haven't played this variant for more than two years , which is not good of a CV inventor .