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It belongs to categories: Orthodox chess, 
It was last modified on: 2004-01-23
 By Ken  Franklin. Leap Chess. Game with mandatory captures and other Checkers-like elements on a board of 44 squares. (6x8, Cells: 44) [All Comments] [Add Comment or Rating]
Andy Maxson wrote on 2007-02-20 UTCGood ★★★★
I am actually working on a variant like this called leapers chess which replaces rooks with wooden rooks, bishops with wooden bishops, and the queen with a centaur which moves as a nonroyal king or as a knight. I am actually writing an entry for it right now!

Charles Gilman wrote on 2004-03-15 UTCExcellent ★★★★★
Good use of the standard physical pieces - unorthodox but easy to remember. For the Bishop it is a return to the original, and in some opinions for the Rook too. I have myself submitted (not to the contest, just to the pages) a variant with Leap in its name. The name was devised independently of this one, but is was this page that drew my attention to the particular suitability for this year, so thanks for that.

Roberto Lavieri wrote on 2004-01-22 UTCGood ★★★★
Is there a little bug in the ZRF with the one-step slide movement-?. If so, it is not difficult fixing it.

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