The Chess Variant Pages

Zone X

By Roberto Lavieri

 

Introduction

Zone X is a variant of FIDE-Chess with a few elements inspired by Achernar

Setup

Standard Chess board, pieces, and setup, with the following exception. In Zone X there is a special zone, called X, formed by the squares on 4th. And 5th. Rank. 

Pieces

All major pieces are as Chess, with the following exceptions.

Rules

All pieces in this game, except the Pawns and Kings, have a non-capturing movement that allows the piece go from any square outside Zone X into any empty square within Zone X. But once in Zone X, the piece can ONLY move and capture with its normal movement. 

Computer Play

Now you can play ZONE X if you have installed on your Computer a Registered version of ZILLIONS OF GAMES. You can Download the ZONE X ZRF and graphics here at the below link. (Author: Roberto Lavieri) 

Equipment

Standard Chess equipment may be used.

Credits