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HyperModern Shatranj. Missing description (8x8, Cells: 64) [All Comments] [Add Comment or Rating]
Jose Carrillo wrote on 2010-02-04 UTCGood ★★★★
I agree about the confusion regarding the pawns. Probably a copy and paste of rules from the Modern Shatranj page, as not even the pieces in the diagram match the ones in the game in the tournament.

But in the first paragraph it does say that the game uses modern pawn rules (= 2 squares initial move + en passant).

Regarding the Elephant, I wouldn't call it a 'Bishop' like piece that can jump. It's actually an Alfil (that jumps) that can also play like a Ferz.