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Maharajah Chess

Period

Modern

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.

Origin

India

Ludeme Description

Maharajah Chess.lud

Reference

https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Maharajah_and_the_Sepoys

Reference ID

DLP.Game.441

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