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It belongs to categories: Orthodox chess, 
It was last modified on: 2005-03-22
 Author: Fergus  Duniho. Shatranj. The widely played historic Arabian game, predecessor of modern chess. (Recognized!)[All Comments] [Add Comment or Rating]
David Paulowich wrote on 2005-03-27 UTC
Regarding this board pattern: none of the 16 marked squares can be visited by any Elephant in Shatranj. There are also 16 unmarked squares that cannot be visited. <p>Fergus: Yesterday I sent two comments to Chess Variants Play-by-Mail System - the preset is giving me false (Black King in check) reports.