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Latrunculi XXI. A 21st century variant on an ancient Chess-like game of the Roman empire. (10x8, Cells: 80) [All Comments] [Add Comment or Rating]
Erik Lerouge wrote on 2017-12-20 UTC

I have a question about a point of rules that seems not to be clarified, if I well understood and not missed anything.

Can a player whose the Dux is in check play in a way to block his last open path (which normally results in a checkmate), if this move performs a Push & Crush attack or a Phalanx that captures in the same time the opposite surrounding enemy Soldier, so that the Dux has a new open path? (In a somewhat similar manner to the Go rule where capture has priority over suicide.)

I hope my question is clear enough.