This 11x11 form of chess includes Lefts, Rights, Unicorns, and Flags.
In Left-Right Chess there are 7 piece types. Pawns, Bishops, Rooks and Kings are used, as in chess, and there are 3 other piece types:
Moves of unicorn:
Moves of left:
Moves of right:
Moves of flag:
Pawns can promote to any piece type in the setup, except for a king. They can initially advance 2 or 3 steps, rather than just 1 step, if unobstructed. Capturing en passant, is allowed, even if the pawn took a triple step. The capturing pawn would land on the square that is diagonally in front of it on the same file as the enemy pawn that just moved. Here's a link to Omega Chess, which has very similar rules governing legal pawn moves; note the examples of en passant captures: Omega Chess
There is no castling in Left-Right Chess.
Stalemate is a draw, as in chess.
Here's a Game Courier preset for play: Left-Right Chess
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By J Paleja.
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Web page created: 2019-09-18. Web page last updated: 2021-03-09