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The Chess Variant Pages

This page is written by the game's inventor, Jack Cheiky.

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Anonymous wrote on 2005-11-05 UTC
A forward direction for a pawn is clearly definable and quickly becomes
intuitive (dare I use that word again?) after becoming familiar with the
board and its peculiarities.

A pawn cannot promote to a king or obelisk. Promotion, at least for this
variation, is mandatory. Sorry for the ambiguity. 

There are several points where the rules need clarification: 

A Templar can move either like a knight OR a Bishop on any given move:

Excellent question about null moves: No.

A king would be in exile any time it leaves it’s home territory; forced

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