The Chess Variant Pages

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Decima Chess

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These are simple illustrations rather than strong opponents.

Check is having ten points worth of pieces on the far rank. Pawns can double-move anywhere as long as there is no exposure to en passant. Captures on home rank destroy the capturing piece. I had promoting pawns become kings on the next move. Mike Nelson, 2005.


King Ten points.
Knight Nine points.
Bishop Eight points.
Rook Seven points.
Duke King + Knight. Six points.
Archbishop King + Bishop. Five points.
Seneschal Rook + King. Four points.
Pegasus Bishop + Knight. Three points.
Marshall Rook + Knight. Two points.
Queen One point.

Chess Variants

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Written by Ed Friedlander

WWW Page Added: Sunday, March 13, 2005