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Lumberjack Chess

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

The piece matches the column from which it moves. Pieces on the king's column are grunts, moving as king but not royal. Bruce Zimov invented this in 1973.

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