The Chess Variant Pages

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Dutch Chess

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

Origins unknown. King and Queen both move two spaces in a line straight or diagonally, and do not jump. Pawns move as queens, with no promotion. You win by capturing both king and queen.

I programmed this so that it starts calling "Check" or "Mate" as appropriate after either king or queen has been captured.

Dutch Chess

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