The Chess Variant Pages

Haynie's Great Chess

The Game

A chess variant designed by Billy Haynie.

The Board

10 by 10.

The Rules

Same as chess.

The Object

Same as chess.

The Chess Men

Considerations

The First Position

The pieces occupy first and second ranks likewise the pawns on the third ranks. Bishops, camels and firzans: dark and light square. Each resulting first and second rank permutation is optional.

Movement

Nightrider: moves with multiple knight leaps always in the same line as the first leap untill it is stopped by a chess man or the edge of the board.:(2x,x)rider

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Camel: (3,1) leaper:

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Wazir: (1,0) leaper:

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Zebra: (3,2) leaper:

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Firzan: (1,1) leaper:

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Commoner: wazir + firzan

Cardinal or archbishop: bishop + knight

Marshall or chancellor: rook + knight

Amazon: queen + knight



Written by Billy Haynie. HTML conversion by David Howe.
WWW Page Created: Thu Nov 11, 1999. Last Modified: Thu Nov 11, 1999.