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Martin Janecke wrote on 2009-12-15 UTC
Hi Charles: The Berolina Pawns are not restricted in their movement by anything but the 'river' in the 5th rank. You are indeed right: There are a few cells where pawns can get stuck. So there are situations where a player will have to decide whether taking an opponent's piece is worth his own Berolina pawn getting trapped or not.

What happens if a Berolina pawn is trapped? Nothing special: If the pawn cannot move it will have to stay were it is or be taken by the opponent.

I hope that's not too annoying? I'm aware that being blocked by one's opponent at the bridge can become an issue already and space is short anyway. But well, that's what happens when battling at a bridge... ;-)

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