The Chess Variant Pages
Custom Search



The Pawn

The Pawn moves exactly one square in either of the orthogonal directions that is away from his own side of the playing board.

If a Pawn moves to the Home Square of his opponent, then the Pawn promotes to Queen. The queen has the combined power of the Bishop and the Rook. A captured Queen is demoted to Pawn before it is dropped back on the board.

Next: The Silver General


Back to Crazy38s Main Page
Written by Ben Good.
This is (part of) a submission to the contest to design a chess variant on a board with 38 squares.
WWW page created: February 3, 1998.