Sliding Chess Mate 36

Designed and made by D. Namdarian 2013; sleeve added by J. Storer.
(3 layers laser cut plastic, 4.75" x 4.74" x 3/8")

Legal chess moves are not always possible (e.g., consider the 1x2 piece with the white bishop for which a diagonal move would require at least 3 blank squares). However, here is a 36 rectilinear (40 straight-line) moves solution using normal sliding: