The Piece: Vao Tag
The Vao is a diagonal version of the Cannon from Chinese Chess. According to Dickins, it was "introduced by T. R. Dawson from Chinese Chess, probably before 1914." It is also called Bow, Arrow or Crocodile.
- Eurasian Chess. Synthesis of European and Asian forms of Chess. (10x10, Cells: 100)
- Gross Chess. A big variant with a small learning curve. (12x12, Cells: 144)
- Mosaic Chess. Large variant combining pieces from various other games.
- Pemba. Extension of Shako, with 60 pieces.
- Teramachy. A chess variant between Metamachy and Terachess.
- Turkish Chess. 8x10 board with different combination pieces, Vao and Pao. (8x10, Cells: 80)
- UC-170-13. Universal Chess version featuring 170 different kind of major pieces and 13 different kind of pawns. (8x8, Cells: 64)
- Yangsi. A very playable chess variant with 12 different pieces on a 10x10 board.
- Yáng Qí. Yankee ingenuity adds new power to Chinese Chess. (9x10, Cells: 90)
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