Piece | Strong | Weak |
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King |
Normal move plus: Two squares in any direction (same as a weak Queen). +---+---+---+---+---+ | * | | * | | * | +---\---+-|-+---/---+ | | * | * | * | | +---+---\-|-/---+---+ | * - * - K - * - * | +---+---/-|-\---+---+ | | * | * | * | | +---/---+-|-+---\---+ | * | | * | | * | +---+---+---+---+---+ |
Normal move not allowed, but: May move one square vertical or horizontal. May castle according to normal chess rules. +---+---+---+ | | * | | +---+-|-+---+ | *-- K --* | +---+-|-+---+ | | * | | +---+---+---+ |
Queen |
Normal move plus: May capture any opponent's piece in an adjacent square without moving into that square. +---+---+---+ | * | * | * | +---+---+---+ | * | Q | * | +---+---+---+ | * | * | * | +---+---+---+ |
Normal move except: Range is limited to two squares (same as a strong King). +---+---+---+---+---+ | * | | * | | * | +---\---+-|-+---/---+ | | * | * | * | | +---+---\-|-/---+---+ | *-|-*-|-Q-|-*-|-* | +---+---/-|-\---+---+ | | * | * | * | | +---/---+-|-+---\---+ | * | | * | | * | +---+---+---+---+---+ |
Rook |
Normal move plus: Has the move of a normal chess Knight. +---+---+---+---+---+ | | * | | * | | +---+---\---/---+---+ | * | |\ /| | * | +---\---+-|-+---/---+ | | --- R --- | | +---/---+-|-+---\---+ | * | |/ \| | * | +---+---/---\---+---+ | | * | | * | | +---+---+---+---+---+ |
Normal move except: Range is limited to two squares. +---+---+---+---+---+ | | | * | | | +---+---+-|-+---+---+ | | | * | | | +---+---+-|-+---+---+ | *-|-*-|-R-|-*-|-* | +---+---+-|-+---+---+ | | | * | | | +---+---+-|-+---+---+ | | | * | | | +---+---+---+---+---+ |
Bishop |
Normal move plus: May move one square diagonally, then move one square diagonally at a 90 degree angle. May not jump a square. +---+---+---+---+---+ | | | * | | | +---+---/---\---+---+ | | / | | \ | | +---/---\---/---\---+ | * | | B | | * | +---\---/---\---/---+ | | \ | | / | | +---+---\---/---+---+ | | | * | | | +---+---+---+---+---+ |
Normal move except: Range is limited to two squares. +---+---+---+---+---+ | * | | | | * | +---\---+---+---/---+ | | * | | * | | +---+---\---/---+---+ | | | B | | | +---+---/---\---+---+ | | * | | * | | +---/---+---+---\---+ | * | | | | * | +---+---+---+---+---+ |
Knight |
Normal move plus: Jump over one square in a diagonal direction. +---+---+---+---+---+ | * | | | | * | +---\---+---+---/---+ | | \ | | / | | +---+---\---/---+---+ | | | N | | | +---+---/---\---+---+ | | / | | \ | | +---/---+---+---\---+ | * | | | | * | +---+---+---+---+---+ |
Normal move not allowed, but: May move one square vertically or horizontally. +---+---+---+ | | * | | +---+-|-+---+ | *-- N --* | +---+-|-+---+ | | * | | +---+---+---+ |
Pawn |
Normal move plus: May move one square diagonally forward without taking a piece, and may also move one square straight forward to take a piece. +---+---+---+ | * | * | * | +---\-|-/---+ | | P | | +---+---+---+ |
Normal move not allowed, but: May move one square forward. May not capture a piece. May not have an initial move of two squares. +---+---+---+ | | | | +---+-|-+---+ | | P | | +---+---+---+ |
Strong | Weak |
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Normal move plus: Two squares in any direction (same as a weak Queen). |
Normal move not allowed, but: May move one square vertical or horizontal. May castle according to normal chess rules. |
Normal move plus: May capture any opponent's piece in an adjacent square without moving into that square. |
Normal move except: Range limited to two squares. |
Normal move plus: Has the move of a normal chess Knight. |
Normal move except: Range limited to two squares. |
Normal move plus: May move one square diagonally, then move one square diagonally at a 90 degree angle. May not jump a square. |
Normal move except: Range limited to two squares. |
Normal move plus: Jump over one square in a diagonal direction. |
Normal move not allowed, but: May move one square vertically or horizontally. |
Normal move plus: May move one square diagonally forward without taking a piece, and may also move one square straight forward to take a piece. |
Normal move not allowed, but: May move one square forward. May not capture a piece. May not have an initial move of two squares. |