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It belongs to categories: Orthodox chess, 
It was last modified on: 2001-09-29
 Author: Hans L. Bodlaender. Upside-Down Chess. White starts at the upper two rows, black at the bottom. (8x8, Cells: 64) [All Comments] [Add Comment or Rating]
George Duke wrote on 2017-02-28 UTCExcellent ★★★★★

White is going north and Black south as usual in the CV Upside Down Chess.

For OrthoChess problem by Lord Dunsany, solve this:

White is to play and mate in four moves. The position is one that could occur in actual play of F.I.D.E. Chess.


Charles Gilman wrote on 2004-01-19 UTCGood ★★★★
Another option to which this game is especially suited is the 'apprentice' rule of only promoting Pawns to the piece on whose file they started (except that King Pawns become Queens). This is because it is far easier to keep track of where Pawns started than it would be with the FIDE array.

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