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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.



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):





Play it !


files=12 ranks=10 promoZone=1 promoChoice=NBRQ graphicsDir=/graphics.dir/alfaeriePNG/ squareSize=50 graphicsType=png symmetry=none Doubleknight:N:N2:knight:b2,e2,h2,k2,,b9,e9,h9,k9 3 step bishop:B:B3:bishop:c2,f2,g2,j2,,c9,f9,g9,j9 3 step rook:R:R3:rook:a2,d2,i2,l2,,a9,d9,i9,l9 4 step queen:Q:Q4:queen:a1,b1,c1,d1,e1,f1,h1,i1,j1,k1,l1,,a10,b10,c10,d10,e10,g10,h10,i10,j10,k10,l10 king:K:KisO4:king:g1,,f10


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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