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Canyon Chess. Small variant with Marshalls and Archbishops and some new rules. (8x8, Cells: 44) [All Comments] [Add Comment or Rating]
H. G. Muller wrote on 2022-10-25 UTC
satellite=canyon ranks=8 files=8 maxPromote=1 promoZone=2 promoChoice=QMARN graphicsDir=/graphics.dir/small/ squareSize=35 symmetry=mirror firstRank=1 lightShade=#FFFFCC darkShade=#FFCC00 holeColor=#CCCCC0 rimColor=#CCCCC0 coordColor=#000000 whitePrefix=W blackPrefix=B graphicsType=gif useMarkers=1 borders=0 hole::::b1-g1,c2,f2,a4,h4 Pawn::fmWfcF::b3-g3 Knight:N:::b2,g2 Archbishop::::a2,h2 Marshall:::Chancellor:a3,h3 Queen::QsudD::d2 King::KsudD::e2

Canyon Chess

The Diagram does not implement the 10-move rule for checkmating a bare King. With such strong pieces and a board with so many corners this could hardly be a problem?