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Mad Queen Shogi on Game Courier

Created by Larry L. Smith, Mad Queen Shogi is an application of Shogi-style drop rules to Chess, very similar to such games as Chessgi and Crazyhouse. It differs from Chessgi by including the Crazyhouse rule that promoted Pawns revert to Pawns when captured. It differs from Crazhouse by allowing Pawn drops on the first rank. It differs from both games by not allowing more than eight Pawns on the board at once. The side areas shown below are for holding captured pieces until they are ready to be dropped. Here are some presets for playing Mad Queen Shogi on Game Courier. These all enforce the rules and spot check, checkmate, and stalemate.

Written by Fergus Duniho
WWW Page Created: 27 November 2008.