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A Western Xiangqi Board. Proposal to play Xiangqi on a `westernized' board.[All Comments] [Add Comment or Rating]
Anonymous wrote on 2010-09-30 UTCGood ★★★★
I like that queen is for guard and bishop for minister. So, how to westernize Shogi set? Using bishop and rook symbols for angle mover and flying chariot while knight symbol is used for honourable horse is not corret. If bishop and rook are used for AM and FC, different symbol should be used for HH (maybe, upside-down knight) and vice versa. My own suggestion: large rook and bishop symbols for FC and AM, as they have same move, and small rook, knight and bishop symbols for lance, HH and silver general, as they are related to these pieces. And small queen is for gold general (if similar set will be used for shogi variants, large queen for free king). For convenience, generals (and other one-step pieces in variants) must have small arrows, pointing in thier diretions.