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It belongs to categories: Orthodox chess, 
It was last modified on: 2006-03-12
 By Adrian  Alvarez de la Campa. Swapmate Chess. Pieces have "mates" which they can swap places with. (8x8, Cells: 64) [All Comments] [Add Comment or Rating]
Gary Gifford wrote on 2006-12-04 UTCExcellent ★★★★★
I recently played a game of this and found it to be quite fun and very challenging. It is in the category of Switching Chess and Swap Chess; However, Rooks can only swap places with Bishops (no matter where they are on the board), Queens with Knights, and Kings with Pawns. I'm not sure if a piece pinned to the King (say a Queen) would be allowed to swap places with a Knight. I would hope not... but do not know. Anyway, a very nice game with limited swapping. The fact that Kings cannot swap while in check is an important aspect of the game. Great job, Adrian.