This page contains one or more presets for playing game online with Game Courier, an online server for playing Chess variants by correspondence.
The game is identical to orthodox chess in every aspect except for extended en-passant rules, flexible castling and the 2 new pieces.
Preset also allows you to play the Ninja Pawn Drop Rule if you wish.
see more info at here
Note that the 2 ninja pawns will disappear when preset is started so you are not required to use them in this game.
The Bird or Flying BomberThe Bird, when not capturing, moves exactly like the Rook. When capturing it flies over its prey orthogonally and lands on the square immediately after it.
It can also move and capture like a Dabbabah, which makes an orthogonal two square leap.
The Bird can capture two pieces by combining both capture mechanisms.
The RaptorThe Raptor, when not capturing, moves exactly like the bishop. When capturing it flies over its prey along the diagonal and lands on the square immediately after it.
It can also move and capture like an Alfil, which jumps two squares diagonally.
Similar to the Bird, the Rapture can capture two pieces as well.
See Game for more info
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By Charles Daniel.
Web page created: 2007-12-26. Web page last updated: 2007-12-26