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Byzantine, or round chess. A variant of Shatranj, played on a round board. (Cells: 64) [All Comments] [Add Comment or Rating]
M Winther wrote on Mon, Apr 30, 2007 05:37 AM UTC:
I made a new Zillions program of the modern version, called Circular Chess here. Better graphics, more varied opening play. It's attractive, and it seems to work. But rook and king cannot give mate to the enemy king because there are no corners on the board. Weimer's Zillions program also contains the traditional Byzantine round chess, downloadable here.