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River Chess is a Zillions-of-Games file. It is categorized as: Two dimensional, Orthodox chess set but with different winning conditions.

River Chess ZIP file. Get one of your pieces to the other side of the board.

By Karl Scherer.


Object: Get one of your pieces to the other side of the board.
The king is non-royal and can be captured. Apart from this, standard chess rules apply.
In variant 2 you win if the piece that crossed the river cannot be taken in the next move.

This game was originally posted in Zillions of Games at,;id=732



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The board used for this game has 8 row(s), 8 column(s), 64 cells/squares.
This game is a 2 player game.
Invented in the year 2000. [1999-2001]. [1995-2005].

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