Epic ChessThe thing was simple - to create a version of chess for a 10x10 board, but without involving fairy pieces. Standard chess pieces are self-sufficient and in most cases new leapers, riders and hoppers introduced into the game tend to bring disharmony to the chessboard. Yes, these figures are ideal for fairy compositions, but not for the vastness of the 10x10 board. After exchanges and going into the endgame, huge sections of the board are practically not used, turning the rich chess landscape into a lifeless desert dotted with gray bored cells.
PiecesOn each side, 8 rooks, 8 bishops, 8 knights, 14 pawns, 1 queen and one king take part in the game.
RulesStandard rules of chess except as follows: - The pawn moves forward only one square. - There is no en passant rule. - There is no castling.
NotesThe game is extremely balanced and replete with incredible possibilities.
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By Вадря Покштя.
Last revised by H. G. Muller.
Web page created: 2021-06-18. Web page last updated: 2022-12-05