Al-Firzan

Firzan, front view Firzan, side view

Al-firzan, also called the vizier, is the king's advisor and stands on the position of today's queen. However his mobility in early arabian chess cannot be compared to the queen's: al-firzan only moves one field diagonally.

In terms of appearance the vizier usually closely resembles the king and can often only be distinguished by his smaller size.

Firzan, top view
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