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Zip Chess is a Zillions-of-Games file. It is categorized as: Two dimensional, Orthodox chess set but with different moving pieces, Orthodox chess set but with minor rule changes.

Zip Chess ZIP file. After the first move, Pawns can advance any distance.

Author: Gary Baydo. Inventor: Clifford Merry.


This game was designed for greater speed and to eliminate White's opening advantage. After White's first move, Pawns may advance any distance down a vacant file. En passant captures may be made on any square passed. <p> From Pritchard's <u>Encyclopedia of Chess Variants</u>.

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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.

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