SetupSame as FIDE Chess.
PiecesSame as FIDE Chess.
RulesSame as FIDE Chess, except:
Non-Knight pieces may combine with friendly Knights by moving onto them.
Non-Knight pieces may split from Knights using their normal move. Pieces may not make their normal move without splitting.
The King may combine with a Knight during Castling.
Pawn-Knights may not make a two square move other than a Knight move or capture En Passant with a Knight move.
Pawns may move two squares orthogonally forward without jumping or capturing from the 2nd rank.
Pawn-Knights upon reaching the 8th rank promote to Bishop-Knights, Rook-Knights, or Queen-Knights.
NotesIt can be a tricky decision of what to promote to. Do you go for the powerful Queen or a Knight for your pieces to ride?
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By John Smith.
Web page created: 2008-09-14. Web page last updated: 2008-09-14