The Chess Variant Pages

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Balaklava Chess

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Gianluca Vecchi, 1994. In this variant, all units except the king can move, but not capture, as knights. Elephants are 2,0 and 2,2 jumpers. Pawns cannot use a knight move to reach the queening rank.

Balaklava Chess
Chess Variants

These are simple illustrations rather than strong opponents.

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WWW Page Added: Sunday, December 30, 2001