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Meares's Proposal

If you had a Java-capable browser, you could play Meares's Proposal here.
Keys "s"=save "l"=load "b"=back once

J W Meares proposed this in the 1920's, when Capablanca suggested that the rules for orthochess be revised.

The bishop may also move and capture one square orthogonally in any direction.

Chess Variants

These are simple illustrations rather than strong opponents.

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