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Enochian Chess. Four-player team variant of the Golden Dawn. (8x8, Cells: 64) [All Comments] [Add Comment or Rating]
Anonymous wrote on 2012-04-03 UTCPoor ★
'My board merely gives the king the elbow room that a personage of his
rank is due.' Not only is this extra corner square confusing, but in the
Golden Dawn game Osiris starts the game standing off the board completely
which indicates his status representing Spirit rather than a terrestrial
element, so the extra square is completely unnecessary. He is transferred
onto the corner square when moving, or when the piece in the corner square
vacates, or when checked (both pieces on the square come under attack
incidentally). Once either the King or sharing piece moves off the corner
square they can never again share the same space. 

Regarding any 'non-divination' non-magickal rules, these actually exist
historically in the Alpha Omega GD instructions and are called the 'Lesser
Battle Formulae' so I can see little point inventing a new version of