The Chess Variant Pages

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Akenhead's Chess

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Akenhead, 1947. To capture, the cannons must leap one unit of either color, then land any number of squares beyond. Knights move one square orthogonally, then one diagonally, without leaping. Pawns are Berolina pawns, moving diagonally and capturing straight ahead.

Lion Chess is closely related.

Chess Variants

These are simple illustrations rather than strong opponents.

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Written by Ed Friedlander

WWW Page Added: Sunday, December 30, 2001