[ 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 Bland Chess. Chess with no diagonal moves. (8x8, Cells: 64) [All Comments] [Add Comment or Rating]George Duke wrote on 2010-08-03 UTCLike Bland Chess, ''Bishops are immobile'' in Frolov's subvariant of Monochromatic Chess from an article, http://www.chessvariants.org/index/displaycomment.php?commentid=26049. The reasons are different though overlapping: the Black brothers' Bland for no diagonal allowed, reverse Monochromatic for the required colour-switching Frolov describes. In reverse Monochromatic, Pawns can never use their f.i.d.e. two-step, which is too much trouble for them to delete official rules.