[ Help | Earliest Comments | Latest Comments ][ List All Subjects of Discussion | Create New Subject of Discussion ][ List Latest Comments Only For Pages | Games | Rated Pages | Rated Games | Subjects of Discussion ]Rated Comments for a Single ItemLater ⇩Reverse Order⇧ Earlier Every Man a Pawn. Each piece has the powers of a Pawn (except promotion) in addition to its normal powers. (8x8, Cells: 64) [All Comments] [Add Comment or Rating](zzo38) A. Black wrote on 2012-04-08 UTCGood ★★★★"An interesting further variant that would weaken rooks and queens could ignore this" Yes I agree you can make up a further variant where if a rook or queen move two spaces forward non-capturing from the second rank, it can be captured using en-passan. One thing it means is that, rarely, a certain move won't checkmate even though it is the case in FIDE chess. Example: r..r..q. ........ .....n.. R....... ......k* ........ b..N...R K...B... In case the rook on h2 moves to * then it can be captured by en-passan and is not checkmate. Anonymous wrote on 2004-06-16 UTCGood ★★★★'Note that pieces that can move orthogonally forward more than one square (the Rook and Queen) never use the Pawn's double-move ability, and so can never be captured en-passant, even when moving two squares forward from the 2nd rank without a capture. ' An interesting further variant that would weaken rooks and queens could ignore this. 2 comments displayedLater ⇩Reverse Order⇧ EarlierPermalink to the exact comments currently displayed.