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Drop Chess

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Drop Chess is played on an 10×11 board, with each player having a 3×3 ‘dropping zone’ on the portions of the e, f, and g files closest to them.



On your turn, instead of moving a piece, you may (if you have one) drop a piece from your barracks onto an empty space of the dropping zone. Additionally, you may not move your king into your dropping zone. There is no castling, and pawns cannot move twice on their first move. All other rules are as in standard chess.

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By DDetective47 .
Web page created: 2019-09-02. Web page last updated: 2019-09-02