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Amphora. Chess variant inspired by game of Stone Warriors on wine bottle shaped board with 40 squares. (Cells: 40) [All Comments] [Add Comment or Rating]
John Smith wrote on 2010-02-07 UTC
Wikipedia has a page explaining the game of Stone Warriors, also called Awithlaknakwe.

http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Awithlaknakwe

The rules about not moving backwards, diagonal interception capture, and placing the Guard seem to be derived from Stone Warriors.