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The Piece: Shatranj Pawn Tag


These games include the Pawn from Shatranj. Like the Pawn from Chess, it moves one space forward without capturing and captures one space diagonally forward. Unlike the Chess Pawn, it has no double moves, and it has no opportunity to capture en passant.

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