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[ Common Name For Rook Chess Piece ]


Keyword Query: Common Name For Rook Chess Piece
Interpretation:
You want to know what most players usually name, or call, the Rook Chess Piece.

Here's the fella in 2D form ...

Rook Chess Piece

The common name, huh? ... You want to know what this Piece is commonly called?

In Thai Chess, it's called the Rua, although their symbol, or model, represents a Boat, rather than the Castle Turret, of International Chess.

However, the Rua isn't the common name for the Rook.

Going back to the early prototype of modern, International Chess - Chaturanga, which was played by natives of India, during the Gupta Empire (circa. 6th Century) - this version of the Rook was part of the Chariot Division, which took the form of Elephants.

But, the Chariot Division isn't the common name for the Rook.

You want to know what the common name for the Rook is?

Ready?

Drum Roll ...

"Rook"

The goose was wild, the chase pointless.

In other words, bit of an anti-climax, that one, wasn't it?


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