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Sosarian Chess

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This game is an augmented version of Capablanca's Chess on a 12x8 board. It uses all the pieces of Capablanca's Chess, plus two extra pawns, and two Lions (the piece invented by Ralph Betza which he called the Half-Duck.) The Lions move a single space diagonally, or leap exactly 2 or 3 spaces horizontally or vertically, optionally leaping over other pieces.

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By Greg Strong.
Web page created: 2006-11-19. Web page last updated: 2006-11-19