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Defensive Chess

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

White king is not royal, and Red units (except king) cannot go beyond the midline. If White has not won by 50 moves, Red wins.

Chess Variants

These are simple illustrations rather than strong opponents.

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Written by Ed Friedlander

WWW Page Added: Sunday, June 27, 2002