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Rose Chess XII

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Each army in Rose Chess XII has 10 pawns, 8 standard pieces and 6 exotic pieces on the 12x12 board. Rose [O] movement diagram:


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Logs for Rose Chess XII

Standard chess pieces, with the rules adapted to this larger board.

Nightrider - This piece repeats the knight's leap along a straight line. It may continue leaping like a knight in one direction until it captures a piece or is blocked from further leaping. See this page for a movement diagram.

Rose - This circular nightrider may make from 1 to 4 knight-leaps. See this page for a movement diagram.

Spotted Gryphon - This colorbound piece moves like a ferz and may also continue outward as a dabbabah-rider, until it captures a piece or is blocked from further leaping. It can reach all squares of the same color that a Gryphon can, with the advantage that its movement can only be blocked on those squares.

War Machine - This piece moves 1 square orthogonally or leaps 3 squares orthogonally. Greg Strong introduced this piece, calling it a Scout, in Brouhaha and Hubbub. Represented here by a Siege Engine on three wheels.



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By David Paulowich.
Web page created: 2007-05-28. Web page last updated: 2007-05-28