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Ajax Orthodox Chess

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Ajax Orthodox Chess is a variation of Orthodox Chess played with Ajax Chessmen and two drops of Ajax Ministers.

The Ajax Orthodox Chess Game Courier preset enforces all the rules (including en passant, castling, check, checkmate and stalemate).

The Ministers start off the board (on the B and W files), and can be played right from there (W1 or W2 for White, B7 or B8 for Black) to their initial squares just as a regular Game Courier move.

Algebraic Notation: 10.(Mb1) (Mg8)
Game Courier Notation: 10.M W1-b1 m B7-g8

The moves above would drop the White W1-Minister to b1 (provided b1 was empty), and the Black B7-Minister to g8 (provided g8 was empty).

Game Courier Preset

Ajax Orthodox Chess Preset

Game Courier Logs

Game Courier Logs for Games of Ajax Orthodox Chess

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By Jose Carrillo.
Web page created: 2009-12-16. Web page last updated: 2009-12-16