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Palace Ninja Guards

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Orthodox chess played with 2 extra squares protruding from the center of each side’s back rank.

The Ninja Guard is a color bound piece that can move one step or jumps two steps diagonally. It can capture on square it lands as well as capture by jumping over, so it could capture two pieces in one move.


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Closely related to this game - the superb large board game Birds and Ninjas. This game too features a palace and the ninja guards, but with a 10x10 board and another piece: the Bird.
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By Charles Daniel.
Web page created: 2007-10-30. Web page last updated: 2007-10-30