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Hexajedrez

Introduction

This is a variant of Dave McCooey's Hexagonal Chess

The hexajedrez word is a neologism. Chess in Spanish is said "ajedrez".

Setup

Pieces

Standard pieces of chess.

Rules

Same that McCooey's proposal with three exceptions:
1) Here the central pawns may also step two orthogonal cells at its initial movement.
2) Castling is made as usual in chess: king two steps toward the rook.
3) The Bishops Conversion Rule is applied to those placed on hexagons of a same color: e3 and g2 for White; e10 and g9 for Black. The conversion is made by moving one orthogonal step to any of the three red hexagons that surround to e3, g2, e10 and g9.

Notes

Play Hexajedrez at Game Courier.


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By Carlos Cetina.
Web page created: 2010-07-27. Web page last updated: 2010-08-18