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Enhanced Pawn Chess (EPC)

By Gerd P. Degens

The game is played on the standard chess board. The pieces are the same as the standard chess pieces. The Fide rules apply with the following modifications.

The pawns are upgraded by giving them extended capturing possibilities.

The goal is to upgrade the dynamics of the standard chess game.


With the exception of the following rules, the rules of classical chess (Fide rules) apply.



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By Gerd P. Degens.

Last revised by Gerd Degens.

Web page created: 2023-07-25. Web page last updated: 2023-08-06