# Óskar's 3dchess version 2

## Introduction

My first version of 3dchess, Ã“skars 3dchess v.1 was not a good game. I knew that while I posted it. I continued to design, and this is what I've come up with: Ã“skar's 3dchess v.2.1 and v.2.2 .

## Setup

v.2.1

a b c d e f g h +---+---+---+---+---+---+---+---+ 8| w | m | h | q | k | h | m | w | +---+---+---+---+---+---+---+---+ 7| r | u | b | n | n | b | u | r | +---+---+---+---+---+---+---+---+ 6| p | p | p | p | p | p | p | p | +---+---+---+---+---+---+---+---+ 5| | | | | | | | | +---+---+---+---+---+---+---+---+ E 4| | | | | | | | | +---+---+---+---+---+---+---+---+ 3| | | | | | | | | +---+---+---+---+---+---+---+---+ 2| | | | | | | | | +---+---+---+---+---+---+---+---+ 1| | | | | | | | | +---+---+---+---+---+---+---+---+ a b c d e f g h +---+---+---+---+---+---+---+---+ 8| | | | | | | | | +---+---+---+---+---+---+---+---+ 7| | | | | | | | | +---+---+---+---+---+---+---+---+ 6| | | | | | | | | +---+---+---+---+---+---+---+---+ 5| | | | | | | | | +---+---+---+---+---+---+---+---+ A 4| | | | | | | | | +---+---+---+---+---+---+---+---+ 3| P | P | P | P | P | P | P | P | +---+---+---+---+---+---+---+---+ 2| R | U | B | N | N | B | U | R | +---+---+---+---+---+---+---+---+ 1| W | M | H | Q | K | H | M | W | +---+---+---+---+---+---+---+---+ Levels B, C, D are empty

v.2.2

a b c d e f g h +---+---+---+---+---+---+---+---+ 8| w | m | h | q | k | h | m | w | +---+---+---+---+---+---+---+---+ 7| r | u | b | d | d | b | u | r | +---+---+---+---+---+---+---+---+ 6| n | a | z | f | f | z | a | n | +---+---+---+---+---+---+---+---+ 5| p | p | p | p | p | p | p | p | +---+---+---+---+---+---+---+---+ E 4| | | | | | | | | +---+---+---+---+---+---+---+---+ 3| | | | | | | | | +---+---+---+---+---+---+---+---+ 2| | | | | | | | | +---+---+---+---+---+---+---+---+ 1| | | | | | | | | +---+---+---+---+---+---+---+---+ a b c d e f g h +---+---+---+---+---+---+---+---+ 8| | | | | | | | | +---+---+---+---+---+---+---+---+ 7| | | | | | | | | +---+---+---+---+---+---+---+---+ 6| | | | | | | | | +---+---+---+---+---+---+---+---+ 5| | | | | | | | | +---+---+---+---+---+---+---+---+ A 4| P | P | P | P | P | P | P | P | +---+---+---+---+---+---+---+---+ 3| N | A | Z | F | F | Z | A | N | +---+---+---+---+---+---+---+---+ 2| R | U | B | D | D | B | U | R | +---+---+---+---+---+---+---+---+ 1| W | M | H | Q | K | H | M | W | +---+---+---+---+---+---+---+---+ Levels B, C, D are empty

## Pieces

I use the same pieces in versions 2.1 and 2.2, except for the Dragon, the Archer, the Wazir and the Ferz.(x=move and/or capture, c=capture only, m=movement only)

Pieces common in v.2.1 and 2.2:

King (K), moves one cube in all directions,

a b c d e f g h +---+---+---+---+---+---+---+---+ 8| | | | | | | | | +---+---+---+---+---+---+---+---+ 7| | | | | | | | | +---+---+---+---+---+---+---+---+ 6| | | | | | | | | +---+---+---+---+---+---+---+---+ 5| | | x | x | x | | | | +---+---+---+---+---+---+---+---+ D 4| | | x | x | x | | | | +---+---+---+---+---+---+---+---+ 3| | | x | x | x | | | | +---+---+---+---+---+---+---+---+ 2| | | | | | | | | +---+---+---+---+---+---+---+---+ 1| | | | | | | | | +---+---+---+---+---+---+---+---+ a b c d e f g h +---+---+---+---+---+---+---+---+ 8| | | | | | | | | +---+---+---+---+---+---+---+---+ 7| | | | | | | | | +---+---+---+---+---+---+---+---+ 6| | | | | | | | | +---+---+---+---+---+---+---+---+ 5| | | x | x | x | | | | +---+---+---+---+---+---+---+---+ C 4| | | x | K | x | | | | +---+---+---+---+---+---+---+---+ 3| | | x | x | x | | | | +---+---+---+---+---+---+---+---+ 2| | | | | | | | | +---+---+---+---+---+---+---+---+ 1| | | | | | | | | +---+---+---+---+---+---+---+---+ a b c d e f g h +---+---+---+---+---+---+---+---+ 8| | | | | | | | | +---+---+---+---+---+---+---+---+ 7| | | | | | | | | +---+---+---+---+---+---+---+---+ 6| | | | | | | | | +---+---+---+---+---+---+---+---+ 5| | | x | x | x | | | | +---+---+---+---+---+---+---+---+ B 4| | | x | x | x | | | | +---+---+---+---+---+---+---+---+ 3| | | x | x | x | | | | +---+---+---+---+---+---+---+---+ 2| | | | | | | | | +---+---+---+---+---+---+---+---+ 1| | | | | | | | | +---+---+---+---+---+---+---+---+

Queen (Q), slides any number of cubes in any direction,

a b c d e f g h +---+---+---+---+---+---+---+---+ 8| | | | | | | | | +---+---+---+---+---+---+---+---+ 7| | | | | | | | | +---+---+---+---+---+---+---+---+ 6| | x | | x | | x | | | +---+---+---+---+---+---+---+---+ 5| | | | | | | | | +---+---+---+---+---+---+---+---+ E 4| | x | | x | | x | | | +---+---+---+---+---+---+---+---+ 3| | | | | | | | | +---+---+---+---+---+---+---+---+ 2| | x | | x | | x | | | +---+---+---+---+---+---+---+---+ 1| | | | | | | | | +---+---+---+---+---+---+---+---+ a b c d e f g h +---+---+---+---+---+---+---+---+ 8| | | | | | | | | +---+---+---+---+---+---+---+---+ 7| | | | | | | | | +---+---+---+---+---+---+---+---+ 6| | | | | | | | | +---+---+---+---+---+---+---+---+ 5| | | x | x | x | | | | +---+---+---+---+---+---+---+---+ D 4| | | x | x | x | | | | +---+---+---+---+---+---+---+---+ 3| | | x | x | x | | | | +---+---+---+---+---+---+---+---+ 2| | | | | | | | | +---+---+---+---+---+---+---+---+ 1| | | | | | | | | +---+---+---+---+---+---+---+---+ a b c d e f g h +---+---+---+---+---+---+---+---+ 8| | | | x | | | | x | +---+---+---+---+---+---+---+---+ 7| x | | | x | | | x | | +---+---+---+---+---+---+---+---+ 6| | x | | x | | x | | | +---+---+---+---+---+---+---+---+ 5| | | x | x | x | | | | +---+---+---+---+---+---+---+---+ C 4| x | x | x | Q | x | x | x | x | +---+---+---+---+---+---+---+---+ 3| | | x | x | x | | | | +---+---+---+---+---+---+---+---+ 2| | x | | x | | x | | | +---+---+---+---+---+---+---+---+ 1| x | | | x | | | x | | +---+---+---+---+---+---+---+---+ a b c d e f g h +---+---+---+---+---+---+---+---+ 8| | | | | | | | | +---+---+---+---+---+---+---+---+ 7| | | | | | | | | +---+---+---+---+---+---+---+---+ 6| | | | | | | | | +---+---+---+---+---+---+---+---+ 5| | | x | x | x | | | | +---+---+---+---+---+---+---+---+ B 4| | | x | x | x | | | | +---+---+---+---+---+---+---+---+ 3| | | x | x | x | | | | +---+---+---+---+---+---+---+---+ 2| | | | | | | | | +---+---+---+---+---+---+---+---+ 1| | | | | | | | | +---+---+---+---+---+---+---+---+ a b c d e f g h +---+---+---+---+---+---+---+---+ 8| | | | | | | | | +---+---+---+---+---+---+---+---+ 7| | | | | | | | | +---+---+---+---+---+---+---+---+ 6| | x | | x | | x | | | +---+---+---+---+---+---+---+---+ 5| | | | | | | | | +---+---+---+---+---+---+---+---+ A 4| | x | | x | | x | | | +---+---+---+---+---+---+---+---+ 3| | | | | | | | | +---+---+---+---+---+---+---+---+ 2| | x | | x | | x | | | +---+---+---+---+---+---+---+---+ 1| | | | | | | | | +---+---+---+---+---+---+---+---+

High Priest (H), slides along the diagonals and triagonals,

a b c d e f g h +---+---+---+---+---+---+---+---+ 8| | | | | | | | | +---+---+---+---+---+---+---+---+ 7| | | | | | | | | +---+---+---+---+---+---+---+---+ 6| | x | | x | | x | | | +---+---+---+---+---+---+---+---+ 5| | | | | | | | | +---+---+---+---+---+---+---+---+ E 4| | x | | | | x | | | +---+---+---+---+---+---+---+---+ 3| | | | | | | | | +---+---+---+---+---+---+---+---+ 2| | x | | x | | x | | | +---+---+---+---+---+---+---+---+ 1| | | | | | | | | +---+---+---+---+---+---+---+---+ a b c d e f g h +---+---+---+---+---+---+---+---+ 8| | | | | | | | | +---+---+---+---+---+---+---+---+ 7| | | | | | | | | +---+---+---+---+---+---+---+---+ 6| | | | | | | | | +---+---+---+---+---+---+---+---+ 5| | | x | x | x | | | | +---+---+---+---+---+---+---+---+ D 4| | | x | | x | | | | +---+---+---+---+---+---+---+---+ 3| | | x | x | x | | | | +---+---+---+---+---+---+---+---+ 2| | | | | | | | | +---+---+---+---+---+---+---+---+ 1| | | | | | | | | +---+---+---+---+---+---+---+---+ a b c d e f g h +---+---+---+---+---+---+---+---+ 8| | | | | | | | x | +---+---+---+---+---+---+---+---+ 7| x | | | | | | x | | +---+---+---+---+---+---+---+---+ 6| | x | | | | x | | | +---+---+---+---+---+---+---+---+ 5| | | x | | x | | | | +---+---+---+---+---+---+---+---+ C 4| | | | H | | | | | +---+---+---+---+---+---+---+---+ 3| | | x | | x | | | | +---+---+---+---+---+---+---+---+ 2| | x | | | | x | | | +---+---+---+---+---+---+---+---+ 1| x | | | | | | x | | +---+---+---+---+---+---+---+---+ a b c d e f g h +---+---+---+---+---+---+---+---+ 8| | | | | | | | | +---+---+---+---+---+---+---+---+ 7| | | | | | | | | +---+---+---+---+---+---+---+---+ 6| | | | | | | | | +---+---+---+---+---+---+---+---+ 5| | | x | x | x | | | | +---+---+---+---+---+---+---+---+ B 4| | | x | | x | | | | +---+---+---+---+---+---+---+---+ 3| | | x | x | x | | | | +---+---+---+---+---+---+---+---+ 2| | | | | | | | | +---+---+---+---+---+---+---+---+ 1| | | | | | | | | +---+---+---+---+---+---+---+---+ a b c d e f g h +---+---+---+---+---+---+---+---+ 8| | | | | | | | | +---+---+---+---+---+---+---+---+ 7| | | | | | | | | +---+---+---+---+---+---+---+---+ 6| | x | | x | | x | | | +---+---+---+---+---+---+---+---+ 5| | | | | | | | | +---+---+---+---+---+---+---+---+ A 4| | x | | | | x | | | +---+---+---+---+---+---+---+---+ 3| | | | | | | | | +---+---+---+---+---+---+---+---+ 2| | x | | x | | x | | | +---+---+---+---+---+---+---+---+ 1| | | | | | | | | +---+---+---+---+---+---+---+---+

Wizard (w), moves along the triagonals or like a 3d-rook,

a b c d e f g h +---+---+---+---+---+---+---+---+ 8| | | | | | | | | +---+---+---+---+---+---+---+---+ 7| | | | | | | | | +---+---+---+---+---+---+---+---+ 6| | x | | | | x | | | +---+---+---+---+---+---+---+---+ 5| | | | | | | | | +---+---+---+---+---+---+---+---+ E 4| | | | x | | | | | +---+---+---+---+---+---+---+---+ 3| | | | | | | | | +---+---+---+---+---+---+---+---+ 2| | x | | | | x | | | +---+---+---+---+---+---+---+---+ 1| | | | | | | | | +---+---+---+---+---+---+---+---+ a b c d e f g h +---+---+---+---+---+---+---+---+ 8| | | | | | | | | +---+---+---+---+---+---+---+---+ 7| | | | | | | | | +---+---+---+---+---+---+---+---+ 6| | | | | | | | | +---+---+---+---+---+---+---+---+ 5| | | x | | x | | | | +---+---+---+---+---+---+---+---+ D 4| | | | x | | | | | +---+---+---+---+---+---+---+---+ 3| | | x | | x | | | | +---+---+---+---+---+---+---+---+ 2| | | | | | | | | +---+---+---+---+---+---+---+---+ 1| | | | | | | | | +---+---+---+---+---+---+---+---+ a b c d e f g h +---+---+---+---+---+---+---+---+ 8| | | | x | | | | | +---+---+---+---+---+---+---+---+ 7| | | | x | | | | | +---+---+---+---+---+---+---+---+ 6| | | | x | | | | | +---+---+---+---+---+---+---+---+ 5| | | | x | | | | | +---+---+---+---+---+---+---+---+ C 4| x | x | x | W | x | x | x | x | +---+---+---+---+---+---+---+---+ 3| | | | x | | | | | +---+---+---+---+---+---+---+---+ 2| | | | x | | | | | +---+---+---+---+---+---+---+---+ 1| | | | x | | | | | +---+---+---+---+---+---+---+---+ a b c d e f g h +---+---+---+---+---+---+---+---+ 8| | | | | | | | | +---+---+---+---+---+---+---+---+ 7| | | | | | | | | +---+---+---+---+---+---+---+---+ 6| | | | | | | | | +---+---+---+---+---+---+---+---+ 5| | | x | | x | | | | +---+---+---+---+---+---+---+---+ B 4| | | | x | | | | | +---+---+---+---+---+---+---+---+ 3| | | x | | x | | | | +---+---+---+---+---+---+---+---+ 2| | | | | | | | | +---+---+---+---+---+---+---+---+ 1| | | | | | | | | +---+---+---+---+---+---+---+---+ a b c d e f g h +---+---+---+---+---+---+---+---+ 8| | | | | | | | | +---+---+---+---+---+---+---+---+ 7| | | | | | | | | +---+---+---+---+---+---+---+---+ 6| | x | | | | x | | | +---+---+---+---+---+---+---+---+ 5| | | | | | | | | +---+---+---+---+---+---+---+---+ A 4| | | | x | | | | | +---+---+---+---+---+---+---+---+ 3| | | | | | | | | +---+---+---+---+---+---+---+---+ 2| | x | | | | x | | | +---+---+---+---+---+---+---+---+ 1| | | | | | | | | +---+---+---+---+---+---+---+---+

Monk (M), moves as a 3d rook or a 3d bishop,

a b c d e f g h +---+---+---+---+---+---+---+---+ 8| | | | | | | | | +---+---+---+---+---+---+---+---+ 7| | | | | | | | | +---+---+---+---+---+---+---+---+ 6| | | | x | | | | | +---+---+---+---+---+---+---+---+ 5| | | | | | | | | +---+---+---+---+---+---+---+---+ E 4| | x | | x | | x | | | +---+---+---+---+---+---+---+---+ 3| | | | | | | | | +---+---+---+---+---+---+---+---+ 2| | | | x | | | | | +---+---+---+---+---+---+---+---+ 1| | | | | | | | | +---+---+---+---+---+---+---+---+ a b c d e f g h +---+---+---+---+---+---+---+---+ 8| | | | | | | | | +---+---+---+---+---+---+---+---+ 7| | | | | | | | | +---+---+---+---+---+---+---+---+ 6| | | | | | | | | +---+---+---+---+---+---+---+---+ 5| | | | x | | | | | +---+---+---+---+---+---+---+---+ D 4| | | x | x | x | | | | +---+---+---+---+---+---+---+---+ 3| | | | x | | | | | +---+---+---+---+---+---+---+---+ 2| | | | | | | | | +---+---+---+---+---+---+---+---+ 1| | | | | | | | | +---+---+---+---+---+---+---+---+ a b c d e f g h +---+---+---+---+---+---+---+---+ 8| | | | x | | | | x | +---+---+---+---+---+---+---+---+ 7| x | | | x | | | x | | +---+---+---+---+---+---+---+---+ 6| | x | | x | | x | | | +---+---+---+---+---+---+---+---+ 5| | | x | x | x | | | | +---+---+---+---+---+---+---+---+ C 4| x | x | x | M | x | x | x | x | +---+---+---+---+---+---+---+---+ 3| | | x | x | x | | | | +---+---+---+---+---+---+---+---+ 2| | x | | x | | x | | | +---+---+---+---+---+---+---+---+ 1| x | | | x | | | x | | +---+---+---+---+---+---+---+---+ a b c d e f g h +---+---+---+---+---+---+---+---+ 8| | | | | | | | | +---+---+---+---+---+---+---+---+ 7| | | | | | | | | +---+---+---+---+---+---+---+---+ 6| | | | | | | | | +---+---+---+---+---+---+---+---+ 5| | | | x | | | | | +---+---+---+---+---+---+---+---+ B 4| | | x | x | x | | | | +---+---+---+---+---+---+---+---+ 3| | | | x | | | | | +---+---+---+---+---+---+---+---+ 2| | | | | | | | | +---+---+---+---+---+---+---+---+ 1| | | | | | | | | +---+---+---+---+---+---+---+---+ a b c d e f g h +---+---+---+---+---+---+---+---+ 8| | | | | | | | | +---+---+---+---+---+---+---+---+ 7| | | | | | | | | +---+---+---+---+---+---+---+---+ 6| | | | x | | | | | +---+---+---+---+---+---+---+---+ 5| | | | | | | | | +---+---+---+---+---+---+---+---+ A 4| | x | | x | | x | | | +---+---+---+---+---+---+---+---+ 3| | | | | | | | | +---+---+---+---+---+---+---+---+ 2| | | | x | | | | | +---+---+---+---+---+---+---+---+ 1| | | | | | | | | +---+---+---+---+---+---+---+---+

Bishop (B), moves along the diagonals,

a b c d e f g h +---+---+---+---+---+---+---+---+ 8| | | | | | | | | +---+---+---+---+---+---+---+---+ 7| | | | | | | | | +---+---+---+---+---+---+---+---+ 6| | | | x | | | | | +---+---+---+---+---+---+---+---+ 5| | | | | | | | | +---+---+---+---+---+---+---+---+ E 4| | x | | | | x | | | +---+---+---+---+---+---+---+---+ 3| | | | | | | | | +---+---+---+---+---+---+---+---+ 2| | | | x | | | | | +---+---+---+---+---+---+---+---+ 1| | | | | | | | | +---+---+---+---+---+---+---+---+ a b c d e f g h +---+---+---+---+---+---+---+---+ 8| | | | | | | | | +---+---+---+---+---+---+---+---+ 7| | | | | | | | | +---+---+---+---+---+---+---+---+ 6| | | | | | | | | +---+---+---+---+---+---+---+---+ 5| | | | x | | | | | +---+---+---+---+---+---+---+---+ D 4| | | x | | x | | | | +---+---+---+---+---+---+---+---+ 3| | | | x | | | | | +---+---+---+---+---+---+---+---+ 2| | | | | | | | | +---+---+---+---+---+---+---+---+ 1| | | | | | | | | +---+---+---+---+---+---+---+---+ a b c d e f g h +---+---+---+---+---+---+---+---+ 8| | | | | | | | x | +---+---+---+---+---+---+---+---+ 7| x | | | | | | x | | +---+---+---+---+---+---+---+---+ 6| | x | | | | x | | | +---+---+---+---+---+---+---+---+ 5| | | x | | x | | | | +---+---+---+---+---+---+---+---+ C 4| | | | B | | | | | +---+---+---+---+---+---+---+---+ 3| | | x | | x | | | | +---+---+---+---+---+---+---+---+ 2| | x | | | | x | | | +---+---+---+---+---+---+---+---+ 1| x | | | | | | x | | +---+---+---+---+---+---+---+---+ a b c d e f g h +---+---+---+---+---+---+---+---+ 8| | | | | | | | | +---+---+---+---+---+---+---+---+ 7| | | | | | | | | +---+---+---+---+---+---+---+---+ 6| | | | | | | | | +---+---+---+---+---+---+---+---+ 5| | | | x | | | | | +---+---+---+---+---+---+---+---+ B 4| | | x | | x | | | | +---+---+---+---+---+---+---+---+ 3| | | | x | | | | | +---+---+---+---+---+---+---+---+ 2| | | | | | | | | +---+---+---+---+---+---+---+---+ 1| | | | | | | | | +---+---+---+---+---+---+---+---+ a b c d e f g h +---+---+---+---+---+---+---+---+ 8| | | | | | | | | +---+---+---+---+---+---+---+---+ 7| | | | | | | | | +---+---+---+---+---+---+---+---+ 6| | | | x | | | | | +---+---+---+---+---+---+---+---+ 5| | | | | | | | | +---+---+---+---+---+---+---+---+ A 4| | x | | | | x | | | +---+---+---+---+---+---+---+---+ 3| | | | | | | | | +---+---+---+---+---+---+---+---+ 2| | | | x | | | | | +---+---+---+---+---+---+---+---+ 1| | | | | | | | | +---+---+---+---+---+---+---+---+

Unicorn (U), moves along the triagonals,

a b c d e f g h +---+---+---+---+---+---+---+---+ 8| | | | | | | | | +---+---+---+---+---+---+---+---+ 7| | | | | | | | | +---+---+---+---+---+---+---+---+ 6| | x | | | | x | | | +---+---+---+---+---+---+---+---+ 5| | | | | | | | | +---+---+---+---+---+---+---+---+ E 4| | | | | | | | | +---+---+---+---+---+---+---+---+ 3| | | | | | | | | +---+---+---+---+---+---+---+---+ 2| | x | | | | x | | | +---+---+---+---+---+---+---+---+ 1| | | | | | | | | +---+---+---+---+---+---+---+---+ a b c d e f g h +---+---+---+---+---+---+---+---+ 8| | | | | | | | | +---+---+---+---+---+---+---+---+ 7| | | | | | | | | +---+---+---+---+---+---+---+---+ 6| | | | | | | | | +---+---+---+---+---+---+---+---+ 5| | | x | | x | | | | +---+---+---+---+---+---+---+---+ D 4| | | | | | | | | +---+---+---+---+---+---+---+---+ 3| | | x | | x | | | | +---+---+---+---+---+---+---+---+ 2| | | | | | | | | +---+---+---+---+---+---+---+---+ 1| | | | | | | | | +---+---+---+---+---+---+---+---+ a b c d e f g h +---+---+---+---+---+---+---+---+ 8| | | | | | | | | +---+---+---+---+---+---+---+---+ 7| | | | | | | | | +---+---+---+---+---+---+---+---+ 6| | | | | | | | | +---+---+---+---+---+---+---+---+ 5| | | | | | | | | +---+---+---+---+---+---+---+---+ C 4| | | | U | | | | | +---+---+---+---+---+---+---+---+ 3| | | | | | | | | +---+---+---+---+---+---+---+---+ 2| | | | | | | | | +---+---+---+---+---+---+---+---+ 1| | | | | | | | | +---+---+---+---+---+---+---+---+ a b c d e f g h +---+---+---+---+---+---+---+---+ 8| | | | | | | | | +---+---+---+---+---+---+---+---+ 7| | | | | | | | | +---+---+---+---+---+---+---+---+ 6| | | | | | | | | +---+---+---+---+---+---+---+---+ 5| | | x | | x | | | | +---+---+---+---+---+---+---+---+ B 4| | | | | | | | | +---+---+---+---+---+---+---+---+ 3| | | x | | x | | | | +---+---+---+---+---+---+---+---+ 2| | | | | | | | | +---+---+---+---+---+---+---+---+ 1| | | | | | | | | +---+---+---+---+---+---+---+---+ a b c d e f g h +---+---+---+---+---+---+---+---+ 8| | | | | | | | | +---+---+---+---+---+---+---+---+ 7| | | | | | | | | +---+---+---+---+---+---+---+---+ 6| | x | | | | x | | | +---+---+---+---+---+---+---+---+ 5| | | | | | | | | +---+---+---+---+---+---+---+---+ A 4| | | | | | | | | +---+---+---+---+---+---+---+---+ 3| | | | | | | | | +---+---+---+---+---+---+---+---+ 2| | x | | | | x | | | +---+---+---+---+---+---+---+---+ 1| | | | | | | | | +---+---+---+---+---+---+---+---+

Rook (R), moves orthogonal and vertical,

a b c d e f g h +---+---+---+---+---+---+---+---+ 8| | | | | | | | | +---+---+---+---+---+---+---+---+ 7| | | | | | | | | +---+---+---+---+---+---+---+---+ 6| | | | | | | | | +---+---+---+---+---+---+---+---+ 5| | | | | | | | | +---+---+---+---+---+---+---+---+ E 4| | | | x | | | | | +---+---+---+---+---+---+---+---+ 3| | | | | | | | | +---+---+---+---+---+---+---+---+ 2| | | | | | | | | +---+---+---+---+---+---+---+---+ 1| | | | | | | | | +---+---+---+---+---+---+---+---+ a b c d e f g h +---+---+---+---+---+---+---+---+ 8| | | | | | | | | +---+---+---+---+---+---+---+---+ 7| | | | | | | | | +---+---+---+---+---+---+---+---+ 6| | | | | | | | | +---+---+---+---+---+---+---+---+ 5| | | | | | | | | +---+---+---+---+---+---+---+---+ D 4| | | | x | | | | | +---+---+---+---+---+---+---+---+ 3| | | | | | | | | +---+---+---+---+---+---+---+---+ 2| | | | | | | | | +---+---+---+---+---+---+---+---+ 1| | | | | | | | | +---+---+---+---+---+---+---+---+ a b c d e f g h +---+---+---+---+---+---+---+---+ 8| | | | x | | | | | +---+---+---+---+---+---+---+---+ 7| | | | x | | | | | +---+---+---+---+---+---+---+---+ 6| | | | x | | | | | +---+---+---+---+---+---+---+---+ 5| | | | x | | | | | +---+---+---+---+---+---+---+---+ C 4| x | x | x | R | x | x | x | x | +---+---+---+---+---+---+---+---+ 3| | | | x | | | | | +---+---+---+---+---+---+---+---+ 2| | | | x | | | | | +---+---+---+---+---+---+---+---+ 1| | | | x | | | | | +---+---+---+---+---+---+---+---+ a b c d e f g h +---+---+---+---+---+---+---+---+ 8| | | | | | | | | +---+---+---+---+---+---+---+---+ 7| | | | | | | | | +---+---+---+---+---+---+---+---+ 6| | | | | | | | | +---+---+---+---+---+---+---+---+ 5| | | | | | | | | +---+---+---+---+---+---+---+---+ B 4| | | | x | | | | | +---+---+---+---+---+---+---+---+ 3| | | | | | | | | +---+---+---+---+---+---+---+---+ 2| | | | | | | | | +---+---+---+---+---+---+---+---+ 1| | | | | | | | | +---+---+---+---+---+---+---+---+ a b c d e f g h +---+---+---+---+---+---+---+---+ 8| | | | | | | | | +---+---+---+---+---+---+---+---+ 7| | | | | | | | | +---+---+---+---+---+---+---+---+ 6| | | | | | | | | +---+---+---+---+---+---+---+---+ 5| | | | | | | | | +---+---+---+---+---+---+---+---+ A 4| | | | x | | | | | +---+---+---+---+---+---+---+---+ 3| | | | | | | | | +---+---+---+---+---+---+---+---+ 2| | | | | | | | | +---+---+---+---+---+---+---+---+ 1| | | | | | | | | +---+---+---+---+---+---+---+---+

Knight (N), is a (0,1,2) leaper,

a b c d e f g h +---+---+---+---+---+---+---+---+ 8| | | | | | | | | +---+---+---+---+---+---+---+---+ 7| | | | | | | | | +---+---+---+---+---+---+---+---+ 6| | | | | | | | | +---+---+---+---+---+---+---+---+ 5| | | | x | | | | | +---+---+---+---+---+---+---+---+ E 4| | | x | | x | | | | +---+---+---+---+---+---+---+---+ 3| | | | x | | | | | +---+---+---+---+---+---+---+---+ 2| | | | | | | | | +---+---+---+---+---+---+---+---+ 1| | | | | | | | | +---+---+---+---+---+---+---+---+ a b c d e f g h +---+---+---+---+---+---+---+---+ 8| | | | | | | | | +---+---+---+---+---+---+---+---+ 7| | | | | | | | | +---+---+---+---+---+---+---+---+ 6| | | | x | | | | | +---+---+---+---+---+---+---+---+ 5| | | | | | | | | +---+---+---+---+---+---+---+---+ D 4| | x | | | | x | | | +---+---+---+---+---+---+---+---+ 3| | | | | | | | | +---+---+---+---+---+---+---+---+ 2| | | | x | | | | | +---+---+---+---+---+---+---+---+ 1| | | | | | | | | +---+---+---+---+---+---+---+---+ a b c d e f g h +---+---+---+---+---+---+---+---+ 8| | | | | | | | | +---+---+---+---+---+---+---+---+ 7| | | | | | | | | +---+---+---+---+---+---+---+---+ 6| | | x | | x | | | | +---+---+---+---+---+---+---+---+ 5| | x | | | | x | | | +---+---+---+---+---+---+---+---+ C 4| | | | N | | | | | +---+---+---+---+---+---+---+---+ 3| | x | | | | x | | | +---+---+---+---+---+---+---+---+ 2| | | x | | x | | | | +---+---+---+---+---+---+---+---+ 1| | | | | | | | | +---+---+---+---+---+---+---+---+ a b c d e f g h +---+---+---+---+---+---+---+---+ 8| | | | | | | | | +---+---+---+---+---+---+---+---+ 7| | | | | | | | | +---+---+---+---+---+---+---+---+ 6| | | | x | | | | | +---+---+---+---+---+---+---+---+ 5| | | | | | | | | +---+---+---+---+---+---+---+---+ B 4| | x | | | | x | | | +---+---+---+---+---+---+---+---+ 3| | | | | | | | | +---+---+---+---+---+---+---+---+ 2| | | | x | | | | | +---+---+---+---+---+---+---+---+ 1| | | | | | | | | +---+---+---+---+---+---+---+---+ a b c d e f g h +---+---+---+---+---+---+---+---+ 8| | | | | | | | | +---+---+---+---+---+---+---+---+ 7| | | | | | | | | +---+---+---+---+---+---+---+---+ 6| | | | | | | | | +---+---+---+---+---+---+---+---+ 5| | | | x | | | | | +---+---+---+---+---+---+---+---+ A 4| | | x | | x | | | | +---+---+---+---+---+---+---+---+ 3| | | | x | | | | | +---+---+---+---+---+---+---+---+ 2| | | | | | | | | +---+---+---+---+---+---+---+---+ 1| | | | | | | | | +---+---+---+---+---+---+---+---+

Pawn (P),: WHITE: Moves one squere orthogonally towards file 8 or upwards without moving, captures one diagonally forward uppwards or one triagonally forward upwards, BLACK: Opposite: Towards file 1 or downwards. On it's intial move it may move one or two squeres, but only in v.2.1. White pawns are marked P and black ones p

a b c d e f g h +---+---+---+---+---+---+---+---+ 8| | | | | | | | | +---+---+---+---+---+---+---+---+ 7| | | | | | | | | +---+---+---+---+---+---+---+---+ 6| | | | | | | p*| | +---+---+---+---+---+---+---+---+ 5| | | p | | | c | m | c | +---+---+---+---+---+---+---+---+ E 4| | c | m | c | | | m | | +---+---+---+---+---+---+---+---+ 3| | | | | | | | | +---+---+---+---+---+---+---+---+ 2| | | | | | | | | +---+---+---+---+---+---+---+---+ 1| | | | | | | | | +---+---+---+---+---+---+---+---+ a b c d e f g h +---+---+---+---+---+---+---+---+ 8| | | | | | | | | +---+---+---+---+---+---+---+---+ 7| | | | | | | | | +---+---+---+---+---+---+---+---+ 6| | | | | | | m | | +---+---+---+---+---+---+---+---+ 5| | | m | | | c | c | c | +---+---+---+---+---+---+---+---+ D 4| | | | | | | | | +---+---+---+---+---+---+---+---+ 3| | | | | | | | | +---+---+---+---+---+---+---+---+ 2| | | | | | | | | +---+---+---+---+---+---+---+---+ 1| | | | | | | | | +---+---+---+---+---+---+---+---+ a b c d e f g h +---+---+---+---+---+---+---+---+ 8| | | | | | | | | +---+---+---+---+---+---+---+---+ 7| | | | | | | | | +---+---+---+---+---+---+---+---+ 6| | | | | | | m | | +---+---+---+---+---+---+---+---+ 5| | | | | | | | | +---+---+---+---+---+---+---+---+ C 4| | | | | | | | | +---+---+---+---+---+---+---+---+ 3| | | | m | | | | | +---+---+---+---+---+---+---+---+ 2| | | | | | | | | +---+---+---+---+---+---+---+---+ 1| | | | | | | | | +---+---+---+---+---+---+---+---+ a b c d e f g h +---+---+---+---+---+---+---+---+ 8| | | | | | | | | +---+---+---+---+---+---+---+---+ 7| | | | | | | | | +---+---+---+---+---+---+---+---+ 6| | | | | | | | | +---+---+---+---+---+---+---+---+ 5| | | | | | c | c | c | +---+---+---+---+---+---+---+---+ B 4| | | c | c | c | | m | | +---+---+---+---+---+---+---+---+ 3| | | | m | | | | | +---+---+---+---+---+---+---+---+ 2| | | | | | | | | +---+---+---+---+---+---+---+---+ 1| | | | | | | | | +---+---+---+---+---+---+---+---+ a b c d e f g h +---+---+---+---+---+---+---+---+ 8| | | | | | | | | +---+---+---+---+---+---+---+---+ 7| | | | | | | | | +---+---+---+---+---+---+---+---+ 6| | | | | | | | | +---+---+---+---+---+---+---+---+ 5| | | | m | | c | m | c | +---+---+---+---+---+---+---+---+ A 4| | | c | m | c | | P | | +---+---+---+---+---+---+---+---+ 3| | | | P*| | | | | +---+---+---+---+---+---+---+---+ 2| | | | | | | | | +---+---+---+---+---+---+---+---+ 1| | | | | | | | | +---+---+---+---+---+---+---+---+ *Pawn from version 2.1

Additional, in version 2.2, you've got these pieces:

Archer (A), is a (1,1,2) leaper,

a b c d e f g h +---+---+---+---+---+---+---+---+ 8| | | | | | | | | +---+---+---+---+---+---+---+---+ 7| | | | | | | | | +---+---+---+---+---+---+---+---+ 6| | | | | | | | | +---+---+---+---+---+---+---+---+ 5| | | x | | x | | | | +---+---+---+---+---+---+---+---+ E 4| | | | | | | | | +---+---+---+---+---+---+---+---+ 3| | | x | | x | | | | +---+---+---+---+---+---+---+---+ 2| | | | | | | | | +---+---+---+---+---+---+---+---+ 1| | | | | | | | | +---+---+---+---+---+---+---+---+ a b c d e f g h +---+---+---+---+---+---+---+---+ 8| | | | | | | | | +---+---+---+---+---+---+---+---+ 7| | | | | | | | | +---+---+---+---+---+---+---+---+ 6| | | x | | x | | | | +---+---+---+---+---+---+---+---+ 5| | x | | | | x | | | +---+---+---+---+---+---+---+---+ D 4| | | | | | | | | +---+---+---+---+---+---+---+---+ 3| | x | | | | x | | | +---+---+---+---+---+---+---+---+ 2| | | x | | x | | | | +---+---+---+---+---+---+---+---+ 1| | | | | | | | | +---+---+---+---+---+---+---+---+ a b c d e f g h +---+---+---+---+---+---+---+---+ 8| | | | | | | | | +---+---+---+---+---+---+---+---+ 7| | | | | | | | | +---+---+---+---+---+---+---+---+ 6| | | | | | | | | +---+---+---+---+---+---+---+---+ 5| | | | | | | | | +---+---+---+---+---+---+---+---+ C 4| | | | A | | | | | +---+---+---+---+---+---+---+---+ 3| | | | | | | | | +---+---+---+---+---+---+---+---+ 2| | | | | | | | | +---+---+---+---+---+---+---+---+ 1| | | | | | | | | +---+---+---+---+---+---+---+---+ a b c d e f g h +---+---+---+---+---+---+---+---+ 8| | | | | | | | | +---+---+---+---+---+---+---+---+ 7| | | | | | | | | +---+---+---+---+---+---+---+---+ 6| | | x | | x | | | | +---+---+---+---+---+---+---+---+ 5| | x | | | | x | | | +---+---+---+---+---+---+---+---+ B 4| | | | | | | | | +---+---+---+---+---+---+---+---+ 3| | x | | | | x | | | +---+---+---+---+---+---+---+---+ 2| | | x | | x | | | | +---+---+---+---+---+---+---+---+ 1| | | | | | | | | +---+---+---+---+---+---+---+---+ a b c d e f g h +---+---+---+---+---+---+---+---+ 8| | | | | | | | | +---+---+---+---+---+---+---+---+ 7| | | | | | | | | +---+---+---+---+---+---+---+---+ 6| | | | | | | | | +---+---+---+---+---+---+---+---+ 5| | | x | | x | | | | +---+---+---+---+---+---+---+---+ A 4| | | | | | | | | +---+---+---+---+---+---+---+---+ 3| | | x | | x | | | | +---+---+---+---+---+---+---+---+ 2| | | | | | | | | +---+---+---+---+---+---+---+---+ 1| | | | | | | | | +---+---+---+---+---+---+---+---+

Dragon (D), moves as a knight or as a archer,

a b c d e f g h +---+---+---+---+---+---+---+---+ 8| | | | | | | | | +---+---+---+---+---+---+---+---+ 7| | | | | | | | | +---+---+---+---+---+---+---+---+ 6| | | | | | | | | +---+---+---+---+---+---+---+---+ 5| | | x | x | x | | | | +---+---+---+---+---+---+---+---+ E 4| | | x | | x | | | | +---+---+---+---+---+---+---+---+ 3| | | x | x | x | | | | +---+---+---+---+---+---+---+---+ 2| | | | | | | | | +---+---+---+---+---+---+---+---+ 1| | | | | | | | | +---+---+---+---+---+---+---+---+ a b c d e f g h +---+---+---+---+---+---+---+---+ 8| | | | | | | | | +---+---+---+---+---+---+---+---+ 7| | | | | | | | | +---+---+---+---+---+---+---+---+ 6| | | x | x | x | | | | +---+---+---+---+---+---+---+---+ 5| | x | | | | x | | | +---+---+---+---+---+---+---+---+ D 4| | x | | | | x | | | +---+---+---+---+---+---+---+---+ 3| | x | | | | x | | | +---+---+---+---+---+---+---+---+ 2| | | x | x | x | | | | +---+---+---+---+---+---+---+---+ 1| | | | | | | | | +---+---+---+---+---+---+---+---+ a b c d e f g h +---+---+---+---+---+---+---+---+ 8| | | | | | | | | +---+---+---+---+---+---+---+---+ 7| | | | | | | | | +---+---+---+---+---+---+---+---+ 6| | | x | | x | | | | +---+---+---+---+---+---+---+---+ 5| | x | | | | x | | | +---+---+---+---+---+---+---+---+ C 4| | | | D | | | | | +---+---+---+---+---+---+---+---+ 3| | x | | | | x | | | +---+---+---+---+---+---+---+---+ 2| | | x | | x | | | | +---+---+---+---+---+---+---+---+ 1| | | | | | | | | +---+---+---+---+---+---+---+---+ a b c d e f g h +---+---+---+---+---+---+---+---+ 8| | | | | | | | | +---+---+---+---+---+---+---+---+ 7| | | | | | | | | +---+---+---+---+---+---+---+---+ 6| | | x | x | x | | | | +---+---+---+---+---+---+---+---+ 5| | x | | | | x | | | +---+---+---+---+---+---+---+---+ B 4| | x | | | | x | | | +---+---+---+---+---+---+---+---+ 3| | x | | | | x | | | +---+---+---+---+---+---+---+---+ 2| | | x | x | x | | | | +---+---+---+---+---+---+---+---+ 1| | | | | | | | | +---+---+---+---+---+---+---+---+ a b c d e f g h +---+---+---+---+---+---+---+---+ 8| | | | | | | | | +---+---+---+---+---+---+---+---+ 7| | | | | | | | | +---+---+---+---+---+---+---+---+ 6| | | | | | | | | +---+---+---+---+---+---+---+---+ 5| | | x | x | x | | | | +---+---+---+---+---+---+---+---+ A 4| | | x | | x | | | | +---+---+---+---+---+---+---+---+ 3| | | x | x | x | | | | +---+---+---+---+---+---+---+---+ 2| | | | | | | | | +---+---+---+---+---+---+---+---+ 1| | | | | | | | | +---+---+---+---+---+---+---+---+

Wazir (Z), moves as a rook but only one step at a time,

a b c d e f g h +---+---+---+---+---+---+---+---+ 8| | | | | | | | | +---+---+---+---+---+---+---+---+ 7| | | | | | | | | +---+---+---+---+---+---+---+---+ 6| | | | | | | | | +---+---+---+---+---+---+---+---+ 5| | | | | | | | | +---+---+---+---+---+---+---+---+ D 4| | | | x | | | | | +---+---+---+---+---+---+---+---+ 3| | | | | | | | | +---+---+---+---+---+---+---+---+ 2| | | | | | | | | +---+---+---+---+---+---+---+---+ 1| | | | | | | | | +---+---+---+---+---+---+---+---+ a b c d e f g h +---+---+---+---+---+---+---+---+ 8| | | | | | | | | +---+---+---+---+---+---+---+---+ 7| | | | | | | | | +---+---+---+---+---+---+---+---+ 6| | | | | | | | | +---+---+---+---+---+---+---+---+ 5| | | | x | | | | | +---+---+---+---+---+---+---+---+ C 4| | | x | Z | x | | | | +---+---+---+---+---+---+---+---+ 3| | | | x | | | | | +---+---+---+---+---+---+---+---+ 2| | | | | | | | | +---+---+---+---+---+---+---+---+ 1| | | | | | | | | +---+---+---+---+---+---+---+---+ a b c d e f g h +---+---+---+---+---+---+---+---+ 8| | | | | | | | | +---+---+---+---+---+---+---+---+ 7| | | | | | | | | +---+---+---+---+---+---+---+---+ 6| | | | | | | | | +---+---+---+---+---+---+---+---+ 5| | | | | | | | | +---+---+---+---+---+---+---+---+ B 4| | | | x | | | | | +---+---+---+---+---+---+---+---+ 3| | | | | | | | | +---+---+---+---+---+---+---+---+ 2| | | | | | | | | +---+---+---+---+---+---+---+---+ 1| | | | | | | | | +---+---+---+---+---+---+---+---+

Ferz (F), moves as a bishop but only one step at a time,

a b c d e f g h +---+---+---+---+---+---+---+---+ 8| | | | | | | | | +---+---+---+---+---+---+---+---+ 7| | | | | | | | | +---+---+---+---+---+---+---+---+ 6| | | | | | | | | +---+---+---+---+---+---+---+---+ 5| | | | x | | | | | +---+---+---+---+---+---+---+---+ D 4| | | x | | x | | | | +---+---+---+---+---+---+---+---+ 3| | | | x | | | | | +---+---+---+---+---+---+---+---+ 2| | | | | | | | | +---+---+---+---+---+---+---+---+ 1| | | | | | | | | +---+---+---+---+---+---+---+---+ a b c d e f g h +---+---+---+---+---+---+---+---+ 8| | | | | | | | | +---+---+---+---+---+---+---+---+ 7| | | | | | | | | +---+---+---+---+---+---+---+---+ 6| | | | | | | | | +---+---+---+---+---+---+---+---+ 5| | | x | | x | | | | +---+---+---+---+---+---+---+---+ C 4| | | | F | | | | | +---+---+---+---+---+---+---+---+ 3| | | x | | x | | | | +---+---+---+---+---+---+---+---+ 2| | | | | | | | | +---+---+---+---+---+---+---+---+ 1| | | | | | | | | +---+---+---+---+---+---+---+---+ a b c d e f g h +---+---+---+---+---+---+---+---+ 8| | | | | | | | | +---+---+---+---+---+---+---+---+ 7| | | | | | | | | +---+---+---+---+---+---+---+---+ 6| | | | | | | | | +---+---+---+---+---+---+---+---+ 5| | | | x | | | | | +---+---+---+---+---+---+---+---+ B 4| | | x | | x | | | | +---+---+---+---+---+---+---+---+ 3| | | | x | | | | | +---+---+---+---+---+---+---+---+ 2| | | | | | | | | +---+---+---+---+---+---+---+---+ 1| | | | | | | | | +---+---+---+---+---+---+---+---+

Remember: The pawn in v.2.2 can never move two cubes at once.

## Rules

Same as in chess, except for:

-There's no castling

-In version 2.2 there's no en passant

## Notes

You must check out the prototype of this game, Ã“skar's 3dchess. Like that game, I have not tested any of this versions yet. If someone test it, please e-mail me and tell me how it went and if the game was playable. My e-mail adress is: [email protected]

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