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The Chess Variant Pages



This game is a favorite of one of its inventors, Eric Silverman.

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Fergus Duniho wrote on 2022-03-23 UTC

You haven't given any explanation of how the King castles differently. Since the King is the same distance from the Rooks as in Chess, it looks like it would castle the same.

You mention that the Pawn "is subject to different rules of promotion." But all you say on that matter is list all the pieces it can promote to. It is standard in Chess variants for a Pawn to be able to promote to any piece in the game besides the King or Pawn. So, if the only difference is that the Pawn has more promotion options due to the game having more types of pieces, it's not really subject to different rules of promotion. So, you just need to say that it can promote to any piece but a King or Pawn, and it has more promotion options than in Chess, because this game has more types of pieces.

I corrected the spelling of squirrel in the interactive diagram.


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