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Fortress

This is a chess variant I have been wanting to try.

This has a few more pieces and a bigger board.

Setup

12x12 board

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Pieces

12 Pawns (p)

2 Rooks (R)

2 Knights (K)

2 Bishops (B)

2 Cardinal (C)

2 Assassins (A)

1 Queen (Q)

1 King (K)

6 Walls (w)

6 Catapults (c)

Rules

No enpassant

No Castling

Pawns as for standard chess except cannot take walls

Rooks as per standard chess except cannot take walls

Knights as per standard chess except cannot take walls

Bishops as per standard chess except cannot take walls

Queen as per standard chess but cannot take walls

King as per standard chess but cannot take walls

Cardinal as a knight moves 2>1 a cardinal moves 3>2

Assassin moves as a king except when next to a wall when it can jump over a wall and can capture what is on the other side. Can capture anything except for a wall.

Catapult moves like a king. Is the only piece thet can take a wall.

Wall moves like a king, cannot be taken by anything except a catapult and cannot capture anything. Only Knights Cardinals and Assassins can get around it. Everything else is blocked

Everything else extrapolated from standard chess.



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Author: Ben M Reiniger.
Web page created: 2012-06-27. Web page last updated: 2012-07-02