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Lynx Chess

Lynx is a piece once appeared in one fairy chess problem by Colin Richard Flood. It's a compound of Rook+Knight+Zebra.

Setup

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White:

Pawn a4-l4; Buzzard a1, l1; Camelrider b1, k1; Bent Shaman c1, j1; Gingaroo d1, i1; Bishop e1, h1; Lynx f1, King g1

Black:

Pawn a9-l9; Buzzard a12, l12; Camelrider b12, k12; Bent Shaman c12, j1; Gingaroo d12, i12; Bishop e12, h12; Lynx f12, King g12

Pieces

PawnSlides to the 2nd square straight ahead to an empty square if it has not moved yet, steps one square straight ahead to an empty square, or diagonally forward for (e.p.?) capturing only
KingSteps one square in all 8 directions, or castles by stepping 4 squares towards the Buzzard
BuzzardJumps to the 3rd square diagonally and from there can continue to slide orthogonally outward
CamelriderRepeatedly makes a (3,1) leap in the same direction
Bent ShamanIt may: step 1 square; or jump 2 squares; or step 1 and jump 2 squares; or jump 2 squares then step 1 more square, always diagonally. It may change direction during its move
GingarooMakes a (4,1) leap, or jumps to the 2nd square diagonally
BishopSlides diagonally
LynxMakes a (3,2) leap, makes a Knight's jump, or slides orthogonally

Rules

Pawns on the last rank can promote to Buzzard, Camelrider, Bent Shaman, Gingaroo, Bishop, or Lynx.


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By HaruN Y.

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Web page created: 2024-04-28. Web page last updated: 2024-04-28