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Sorcerer Chess

This page contains one or more presets for playing a 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, initial pawn moves, flexible castling and the optional drop rule.

The extra pieces in middle of board will disappear after starting the preset. Drop a piece as follows: GRY-a0 Where GRY represents the prefix of piece to be dropped and a0 represents the coordinate.

Click here to play Sorcerer Chess

Click here to play Sorcerer Chess using starting configuration 2
The Sorcerers and Conjurors swap places in this board setup .

The Sorcerer

Moves/captures like a Zebra + Wazir.

The Conjuror (or Wizard)

Moves/captures like a Camel + Ferz.

See Game for more info

Below are icons for pieces that can be dropped.
Ninja Pawn

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By Charles Daniel.
Web page created: 2008-02-10. Web page last updated: 2008-02-10