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Bukharan Shatranj DLP Game   

Period Modern

Region Central Asia

Category Reconstruction, Board, War

Description

Bukharan Shatranj is a capturing game that was played in Samarkand, Uzbekistan in the nineteenth century.

Rules

8x8 board. The first move is by the queen, which jumps two spaces forward orthogonally, and then is reduced to a weak piece. No castling. Bishops move two spaces diagonally, leaping over the first square.

Origin

Uzbekistan

Ludeme Description

Bukharan Shatranj.lud

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Reference

Markov 2017.

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Sources

Markov, G. 2017. "A Note on Chess in 19th Century Turkestan." Board Game Studies Journal 11: 73-82.

Identifiers

DLP.Games.1163


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