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It was last modified on: 2001-09-29
 Author: Hans L. Bodlaender. Four seasons chess.. Medieval multiplayer chess variant on 8 by 8 board. (8x8, Cells: 64) [All Comments] [Add Comment or Rating]
Tassilo wrote on 2006-04-11 UTCGood ★★★★
The diagonals divide the board for the pawns. However a pawn is played he can never cross the line, he stays on his side of the line. I think its a help for playing.
We have found that it is very hard to checkmate a king because of the medieval move of the bishop, so we use the single-king-has-lost-variant of the checkmate.
Do you let the bishop leap? Does he capture also by leaping?

Otherwise a very fun and interesting variant.