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Pretentious Chess

Introduction

Some chess players may consider compound pieces such as the Amazon and Cardinal to be pretentious. In this variant the Queen, Bishop, Rook, and even the King may move as a Knight, but as a consequence of doing so, they are demoted to a Knight.

Setup

Rules

All standard Chess rules apply.

All pieces (except Pawns) are given the ability to move as a Knight but demote to a Knight when doing so.

If the King should move as a Knight, it becomes a Royal Knight.

Notes

Piece graphics, Fergus Duniho.



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By Adrian Alvarez de la Campa.
Web page created: 2006-03-06. Web page last updated: 2006-03-06