Two Pipe Chess
Board SetupThe board has nine files and five ranks, with squares a5, b5, h1 and i1 removed, and has this initial setup:
RulesPieces move as in regular chess, except
(1) there is no castling
(2) pawns promote on the fifth rank and
(3) there are no bishops (and pawns cannot promote to bishops).
ZRF-fileHere a Zillions of Games implementation of Two Pipe Chess: 2pipe.zip
Written by: Doug Chatham.
This game is an entry in the 41-Square Variant Contest.
WWW page created: October 19, 2000.
WWW page revised: March 16, 2001.