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Reservists' doublechess. Each side has 16 non-pawn pieces, split among 10 types.[All Comments] [Add Comment or Rating]
Ben Reiniger wrote on 2021-12-13 UTC

The full-file rule seems clunky, but I guess it won't come into effect often. Maybe just allow no pawn creation in those rare cases, instead of making it an illegal move?

I would move all the "represented using ... from the second chess set" to the equipment section, leaving the Pieces section cleaner.

A couple of descriptions could use clarification. The "cannot be placed in check" description for the commoner might be misread to mean the opponent can't move to attack it. The knightrider's consecutive moves require empty intermediate square.