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Chaturanga-For-Four (Modern Version)

If you had a Java-capable browser, you could play Chaturanga-For-Four (Modern Version) here.
Keys "s"=save "l"=load "b"=back once

Chaturanga-For-Four (Modern Version)

This is the simplest and maybe best version of the very old four-handed game.

Your side wins by capturing both enemy kings.

I decided that partners do not check each other, and that you cannot move into check. I thought that if you cannot move, you pass your turn.

Bishops are 2,2 leapers.

Chess Variants

These are simple illustrations rather than strong opponents.

Bug Reports -- Thank you! Keep them coming!

Written by Ed Friedlander


WWW Page Added: Sunday, December 30, 2001