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 By Charles  Gilman. Saint Pancras Shogi. double-set Sainted Shogi variant with half the pieces starting promoted. (11x12, Cells: 132) [All Comments] [Add Comment or Rating]
Charles Gilman wrote on 2009-12-16 UTC
Answering your questions in the same order:
(i) Yes, Rook+Arrow I term a SPARROW. This piece does not turn up here as the Arrow is neither a Shogi nor a Xiang piece.
(ii) Wazir+Dabbaba+Cross I term GOLDWAZBABA - Wazbaba is the same piece without the Cross move, just as Fearful is the Silverfearful without the Point move. The nearest name I use to Goldfearful is GOLDFEARLESS for Wazir+Cross+Tusk, Fearless being the FO form of the plain Fearful.
(ii) Yes, but not on this board. On a corner-orientation square board a Supercross would be a Ferz minus the move directly toward the player's own corner. On a face-to-face cubic board it would make the four forward Ferz moves plus the four same-rank ones.

Claudio Martins Jaguaribe wrote on 2009-12-15 UTC
Dear Charles: I want to know if there are 3 pieces, and in what articles can I find then: i- Orthogonal Saint (Rook + ...); ii- Goldfearful (stepping Dabbabah+ foFerz) iii- Supercross. Thanks.

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