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Move

Shako

 Pemba

Tamerlane 2000 & Wild Tamerlane

Metamachy

Maasai Chess & Zanzibar Fantastic
XIII

Teramachy

Gigachess

Terachess

King

K
1-step in all directions.
May castle with the Rook.
Cannot be put in chec
k

X

X

X

X

X X

X

X

X

Queen

BR=Q
All direction slider

X

X

X

X

X

X

X

X

Pawn

mfWcfFimfnD
1 (or 2 in some conditions) step forward (no capture); captures 1 step diagonally forward

X

X

X

X

X X

X

X

X

Rook

R
Slides orthogonally

X

X

X

X

X

X

X

X

Bishop

B
Slides diagonally

X

X

X

X

X

X

X

X

Knight

N
(1,2) leaper

X

X

X

X

X

X

X

X

Cannon

mRcpR
Moves as Rook, needs interposing piece to capture

X

X

X

X

X

X

X

X

Elephant

FA
1 or 2 steps diagonally.
May leap

X

X

X

X

X

X

X

X

Camel

C
(1,3) leaper

 

X

X

X

X

X

X

X

Eagle

t[FR]
1 step diagonally then slides on columns or lines away

 


X

X

X X*

X

X

X

Ship

t[FvR]
1 step diagonally then slides on columns away

 


X*

 


X

 

X*

X*

Prince

WFimfnD
1 step in all directions.
Move (no capture) 2 steps forward on some conditions
 

 


X*

X

X X

X

X

X

Lion

KAND
Machine + Elephant + Knight

 


 

X

X

X

X

X

Machine

WD
1 or 2 steps orthogonally. May leap

 

X

 

 

X

X

X

X

Giraffe

Z
(2,3) leaper

 

X

 

 

X

X

 X

 X

Crocodile

mBcpB
Moves as Bishop, needs an interposing piece to capture

 

X

 

 

X

X

X

X

Rhinoceros

t[WB]
1 step vertically or horizontally, then slides  diagonally away

 


 

 

X X*

X

 X

X

Buffalo

NCZ
Knight + Camel + Giraffe

 


 

 

X

X

X

X

Marshal

RN
Rook + Knight

 


 

 



X

X

X

Cardinal

BN
Bishop + Knight

 


 

 



X

X

X

Amazon

QN
Queen + Knight

 


 

 



X

X

X

Corporal
 

fFmfWimfnD
As a Pawn + also non capturing moves 1-step diagonally forward

 


 

 



 

X*

X*

Maasai
msWmfW2cfF
Moves no capture 1-square on side or 1 or 2-square forward. Captures as a Pawn




X*



Centaur

WFN
  Knight + non-royal King

 


 

 



 X

 X

X

Admiral

RF
  Rook + non-royal King

 


 

 



 X

 X

X

Missionary

BW
  Bishop + non-royal King

 


 

 



 X

 X

X

Squirrel

NAD
Jumps 2-step all around

 


 

 


X

 

X

X

Duchess

WFDAGH
Jumps 1, 2 or 3 squares in all directions

 


 

 

X

 

 

X

Sorceress

mQcpQ
Moves as Queen, needs an interposing piece to capture

 


 

 

X

 

 

X

Troll

mfWcfFGH
Jumps 3-squares in all directions  or 1-square as a Pawn






X
X* X*
Cheetah
CZGH
Jumps 3-step all around





X


Mammoth
KAD
1 or 2 steps all directions
May leap





X


Hawk
ADGH
2 or 3 steps all directions
May leap





X


Snake

t[vWB]
1 step vertically then slides on diagonals away






X


Tiger

NADCZGH
Jumps 2 or 3-step all around






X














 
*: depends on the variant


08/01/2012
(modified 25/11/2021)