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Imperial Dragon Chess. A variant of Xiangqi designed to appeal to western players. (9x10, Cells: 90) [All Comments] [Add Comment or Rating]
Peter Aronson wrote on 2010-06-16 UTC
I'll have to guess, because our description is incomplete, but I'd say Pawn promotion is obligatory, and Dragon-Elephants do not un-promote when crossing back over the river.

Anonymous wrote on 2010-06-15 UTC
Is pawn promotion obligatory or can be done later by moving sideways? Do promoted elephant demotes when again on friendly half of river?

David Paulowich wrote on 2005-04-01 UTC
Based on the example of the Dragon Horse in Shogi, I would assume that the Dragon-Elephant in this game moves like a Wazir or an Elephant. And thus the Elephant in Imperial Dragon Chess must be a leaper.

Charles Gilman wrote on 2003-05-18 UTCGood ★★★★
So the two different versions of the Elephant move give two different game variants - all the better! I'm all for strengthened Elephants.

Sam wrote on 2002-06-28 UTCPoor ★
You do not even know how this Dragon-Elephant excalty moves. Also this game just wants to try to trade off pieces to get this piece. In other words you are hurting the straige that is invabled in the game.

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