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Maharajah Chess (Maharajah and the Sepoys, Shatranj Diwana Shah, Mad King's Game)

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Period

Modern

Category Board, War, Replacement, Checkmate, Chess

Description

Maharajah Chess is a Chess variant known since the nineteenth century.

Rules

The black player has a normal set of chess pieces. The white player has a single piece which can move either as a queen or as a knight. Black's goal is to checkmate the white piece, White's goal is to checkmate the black king. There is no pawn promotion.

Wikipedia

Origin

India

Ludeme Description

Maharajah Chess.lud

Concepts

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Identifiers

DLP.Games.441

BGG.34317

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