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This page is written by the game's inventor, Joe Joyce. This game is a favorite of its inventor.

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Fergus Duniho wrote on 2006-07-13 UTC
Since this is not the preset page for Grand Shatranj, changing the name
should have no effect on Grand Shatranj's place in the poll. Even if it
were, it should have no effect, since preset pages are identified on the
ballots by itemid, not by name. I am not familiar with what Jeremy did.
But if he lost the votes for a game, it would have to be due to changing
the itemid.

A minirules file may be written as nothing more than an html file with the
php extension. It doesn't have to be anything more than a short text
description of the rules. It is done as a PHP script mainly to allow for
the option of displaying pieces with the set used in the game. To provide
a minirules file for a game, you should just write up a concise
description of the rules and submit it to an editor. The editor can
provide the finishing touches for displaying pieces with the set used by
each player. When a preset uses a unique set, this part doesn't matter,
and you can get away with hardcoding image URLs into the html.

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