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It belongs to categories: Orthodox chess, 
It was last modified on: 2008-11-26
 Author: Fergus  Duniho. Inventor: John  Leslie. Hostage Chess. Play this Chessgi-like game in which no pieces change sides. (Recognized!)[All Comments] [Add Comment or Rating]
Fergus Duniho wrote on 2008-11-27 UTC
With helpful feedback from John Leslie, the preset for Hostage Chess should now be enforcing the rules correctly. The previous Hostage Chess preset, no longer included on this page, allowed Pawns to drop on the first rank, it failed to handle Pawn checks on the last rank correctly, and it erred in a few other details.