This page contains one or more presets for playing a game online with Game Courier, an online server for playing Chess variants by correspondence.
The cannon movement derives from the Cannon in Chinese Chess (Xiangqi). However, in this game the cannon movement is also performed on the diagonals. The board type was conceived by
The following preset makes a good validity check of Brigadier moves, etc. Moves are automated, including castling and the 'en passant' move. Pieces can be moved by pointing and clicking. When promoting a pawn, it will automatically turn into a Brigadier. Should you prefer another piece then you must type it manually (e.g., add N a8; capture a7). Use small piece-letters for black. E-mails to your opponent are generated, but you can play online by intermittently pressing the browser's update button.
You can download a Zillions implementation here.
See also my other Game Courier presets.
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By M Winther.
Web page created: 2006-08-31. Web page last updated: 2006-08-31