He was also famously known as "The Brahmin", and was a player from Mofussil or the suburn regions of Kolkata. He played conventional chess and during that time, pawns would promote to the piece of the square reached. Also, during that time, the chess rules in Bengal were different and it did not have the rule of castling. But an unchecked king could easily execute a knight's move once during a game. However, there is not much difference in the middlegame and many Indian chess players were very powerful tacticians. Bannerjee is likely to have transitioned to western rules after contact with Cochrane and other Europeans.
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