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It was last modified on: 2005-05-07
Manchala Chess. On 10 by 10 board with new pieces. (10x10, Cells: 100) [All Comments] [Add Comment or Rating]
David Paulowich wrote on 2005-08-31 UTC
My bad - was not expecting 29 pieces per side. I don't run JAVA on my computer and sometimes forget to check the source code for ffen2diag2. Strange initial setup: Kings on the e-file, White has a 'Queen's Camel', Black has a 'King's Camel'.

Christine Bagley-Jones wrote on 2005-08-30 UTC
looks like 1 camel to me (diagram and text)

David Paulowich wrote on 2005-08-29 UTC
I assume Manchala Chess starts with Camels on BOTH (a1) AND (j1).

Greg Strong wrote on 2005-06-30 UTCPoor ★
This game has a line of pawns on the third rank, and super-pawns on the second rank (pawn+knight). These pieces can defend each other like crazy, and you would have to sacrafice your pawns like crazy to smash through so formidable a defense. And the remaining pieces aren't very powerful at all. It seems to me that defense is clearly superior to offense in this game.

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