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AIGO Chess. International chess with Cannon pieces added. (8x8, Cells: 64) [All Comments] [Add Comment or Rating]
Charles Gilman wrote on Mon, Nov 28, 2005 08:46 AM UTC:Good ★★★★
My guess is that the Knight Pawns cannot make a double move as they are
equivalent of Pawns that have already made a one-step move - including a
Rook or Bishop Pawn that has made a capturing move to the same square!

Interestingly the Xiang Qi feature that Cannons initially threaten a
weaker but protected enemy piece is preserved. Mind you, the comparison
would be even closer without Knight Pawns at all - particularly as both
FIDE Chess and Xiang Qi have 16-piece armies. Hm, this gives me an idea
for a post-Cannon subvariant of my Anglis Qi...