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Chaturanga (al-Biruni) DLP Game   

Period Medieval

Region Southern Asia

Category Reconstruction, Board, War

Description

This version of Chatuanga was described by al-Biruni, a Persian scholar who described Chaturanga in India during the tenth century CE.

Rules

The Elephant moves forward one space or diagonally forward or backward.

Origin

Pakistan

Ludeme Description

Chaturanga (al-Biruni).lud

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Reference

Murray 1913: 57-58.

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Sources

Murray, H. J. R. 1913. A History of Chess. London: Oxford University Press.

Identifiers

DLP.Games.1284


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