The Chess Variant Pages




[ Help | Earliest Comments | Latest Comments ]
[ List All Subjects of Discussion | Create New Subject of Discussion ]
[ List Earliest Comments Only For Pages | Games | Rated Pages | Rated Games | Subjects of Discussion ]

Single Comment

This item is a Java program
It belongs to categories: Two dimensional, Orthodox chess set but with different capturing rules
It was last modified on: 2001-01-01
 Author: Ed  Friedlander. Inventor: Philip M. Cohen. Archimedes Chess. Capture by attacking an enemy unit with two of yours.[All Comments] [Add Comment or Rating]
George Duke wrote on 2008-06-14 UTC
Here dissimilar from King's Guard, Cohen and Marley before him have piece immediately captured and removed upon double attack by any pieces normally. No displacement capture, the second attack effects removal. Alike are King's Guard and Archimedes in capturing King to win.