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Paloma Chess. Game with Royal Queen, promotable Kings, and an unusual array. (8x8, Cells: 64) [All Comments] [Add Comment or Rating]
(zzo38) A. Black wrote on 2014-01-26 UTC
O, so in other words, in this game pawns can make an initial double-step on a light square in the first two rows, I suppose.

Paul DeWitte wrote on 2005-02-16 UTC
Actually, no. The capture would be that particular pawn's initial move.

Phil Brady wrote on 2005-02-16 UTC
What happens when a pawn on the back row captures to the second row, as in b1xc2? Does that pawn still get to make a 2-space move since it's on a square where a pawn could do that?

Tony Quintanilla wrote on 2005-02-14 UTCExcellent ★★★★★
First, thanks for naming this neat game for my daughter Paloma! She will be thrilled (as soon as she can play!). The feature that the Queen may not enter a square that is attacked and the starting setup should make this game very interesting. I have also posted a Game Courier preset for Paloma Chess.

Peter Aronson wrote on 2005-02-13 UTC
Whoops! Fixed.

Greg Strong wrote on 2005-02-12 UTC
The picture shows a Bishop at g1, where there should be a Knight ...

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