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Modern drunk elephant shogi. Missing description (9x9, Cells: 81) [All Comments] [Add Comment or Rating]
(zzo38) A. Black wrote on 2011-02-11 UTC
I have idea of variant of variant: That a captured king (but not crown prince) is removed from game entirely.

Yu Ren Dong wrote on 2010-07-11 UTC
You are welcome.

The detailed rules are still unknown.

Daniil Frolov wrote on 2010-07-11 UTC
Thanks. I anticipated that similar game might already exist. By the way, wich rules differs from my version?

Yu Ren Dong wrote on 2010-07-11 UTC

In 1707, a Shogi book recorded one shogi variant: modern shogi with Drunk

The piece in 9vii is promted Drunk Elephant:Crown Prince.

Crown Prince in 1i was checkmated.

More information. Please see the bottom-right corner of picture on abovemented page.

Daniil Frolov wrote on 2010-06-18 UTC
Yes, it demotes as all other pieces.

Fergus Duniho wrote on 2010-06-17 UTC
This looks like it may be a good game. I assume that a captured Crown Prince demotes back to a Drunk Elephant. Is that correct?

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