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It belongs to categories: Orthodox chess, 
It was last modified on: 2003-06-02
 Author: Hans L. Bodlaender. Tamerlane chess. A well-known historic large variant of Shatranj. (11x10, Cells: 112) (Recognized!)[All Comments] [Add Comment or Rating]
H. G. Muller wrote on 2020-08-20 UTC

Can Giraffe only go 1 square diagonally?

Who cares? Someone mentions some ideas in an e-mail, of the type "it only takes 10 seconds to invent a new chess variant". It doesn't seem like anyone seriously followed these ideas, by making a preset for it, or even a serious page with a rule description and a diagram. It doesn't seem like anyone ever played it.

So if you want the Giraffe to move as F, and the original idea did not, you now have invented a new chess variant that is just as important as the one described in the link, and you could decide to play that.