The Chess Variant Pages

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Angel Chess

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Keys "s"=save "l"=load "b"=back once

L P D'Autremont, 1918. The "angel" is represented by a crowned knight, moves as Q+N. You cannot capture an angel if on the next move your own angel could be captured. An angel under attack by a non-royal enemy unit cannot check or capture the king. Pawns promote to angels only on the king's file.

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