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Heavy Gravity Chess

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Heavy Gravity has caused Queens, Bishops, and Rooks to hobble along at no more than 4 squares per turn. Knights can't jump. And Kings strain to move 1 space diagaonally and have lost all orthoganal movement [including the ability to castle]. Pawns look normal - but, no... there is no initial two step move.

Remember... because of the 4 move range limit, and the Knight-no-jump aspect... the Ferz-like King may look like he is in check (from FIDE perspective)... but he might not be due to Heavy Gravity.

Logs for Heavy Gravity Chess

Note: Standard pieces have been excluded from the pre-set to remind players of the heavy gravity limitations.



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By Gary K. Gifford.
Web page created: 2007-03-07. Web page last updated: 2007-03-11