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Round Table Chess

on the CirSquare II Game Board

© Copyright 1997, 1999 Richard G. VanDeventer, All Rights Reserved
Registered with the US Library of Congress in 1997

The CirSquare II game board was developed mainly for two players for Round Table Chess played with the Archers and Catapults or with 4 Knights and 4 Bishops per player. The board is has more squares-144 instead of 92. This gives more room to maneuver the additional chess pieces. I prefer the third and fourth set of chess piece arrangements shown below.

Rules

The Rules are the same as for playing Round Table Chess on the CirSquare I board except:

Pawns

12 Pawns per player are used. On any move, a Pawn can advance 1 or 2 spaces. When capturing, a Pawn can only move 1 space diagonally.

 

Square Numbering

My first attempt at creating a numbering system for the "squares":

© Copyright 1997, 1999 Richard G. VanDeventer, All Rights Reserved
Registered with the US Library of Congress in 1997

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Written by Richard G. VanDeventer.
This variant is an entry in the 1999 Large Variant contest.


WWW page created: April 23, 1999. Last modified: May 17, 1999.