The Forward FIDEs
This is a team made up of pieces whose forward and sideward moves
are exactly the same as the Fabulous FIDEs, but whose retreating
moves are different.
This is an excellent first team for excellent chessplayers.
The all-important forward moves are the same, so that a great deal
of opening theory is still useful (presuming that the game is
between the Fabulous FIDEs and the Forward FIDEs); at the same time,
there is just enough of a difference to be intriguing.
In the Center
The Forequeen, or fsQbhNbK, moves forwards or sideways as the
Queen, but retreats using either the moves of the Knight or King.
In the Corner
or frlRrlbK, is known from the
Nutty Knights team.
This piece moves and captures just like a FIDE Rook when it moves
forwards or sideways, but when it retreats it moves like the King
(one square diagonally or one square Rookwise).
On the Bishop's Squares
The Bishight (fBbN) moves forward as a Bishop and backwards as a
On g1 and b1 (or g8 and b8)
The Knishop (fNbB) moves forward as a Knight and backward as a
I had decided not to add any more new teams for a while, but this
was too good to skip.
A Forward FIDEs Problem
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