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Queens II

By Gerd P. Degens

 

For the game each player needs 11 queens, 4 bishops, 4 rooks, 4 knights and 1 king.

Only the king moves by default, the other pieces get changed moves.

The game is played on a 10 x 12 board. The FIDE rules apply - with the following exceptions.

Setup

Rules

Casteling now takes place between king and queen.

Only the king moves as usual, for the other pieces the following applies:

Queen (4 step queen):

Bishop (3 step bishop):

Rook (3 step rook):

Knight (doubleknight):

 

Notes

 

 

Play it !

 

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By Gerd P. Degens.

Last revised by Gerd Degens.


Web page created: 2023-09-09. Web page last updated: 2023-09-09