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Wild Tamerlane Chess. A clash on a 11x11 board with pairs Queens and Eagles/Gryphons. (11x11, Cells: 121) [All Comments] [Add Comment or Rating]
Jean-Louis Cazaux wrote on 2022-09-26 UTC

Indeed, M for caMel. Another mnemotechnic is M with 2 humps like the camel.

H. G. Muller wrote on 2022-09-26 UTC

M because of caMel, like we have N because of kNight. In his upcoming book Jean-Louis indeed uses M and G for Camel and Eagle, in all his variants.

In variants as large as Terachess or Chu Shogi having 1-letter piece ID becomes a real challenge. For Tenjiku Shogi it becomes impossible. WinBoard uses 'dressed letters', like P' or P". Unlike 2-letter IDs this can also be used in FEN.

Greg Strong wrote on 2022-09-25 UTC

How should the pieces in this game be annotated? Eagle and Elephant both begin with 'E' and Camel and Cannon both begin with 'C'. The Game Courier preset has the eagle as 'G' (since it is usually called a Gryphon) and the camel as 'M' (don't know why). Is this what you would like for the "official" notations?

Jean-Louis Cazaux wrote on 2022-06-03 UTC

In case it had been unread, I re-post this message: this page is ready

Jean-Louis Cazaux wrote on 2022-05-16 UTC

This page is done. I believe it can be opened up for the public. Thanks.

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