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Description

Pieces can be held in reserve and dropped. Pieces may simply be allotted at the beginning of the game ("pocket" pieces), or voluntarily moved from the board to reserve, or captured pieces may be put into reserve (usually changing sides).

Tagged Pages

  • This item is a game information page
It belongs to categories: Orthodox chess, 
It was last modified on: 2004-11-01
 By John  Leslie. Hostage Chess. Pieces taken are held hostage and can be exchanged against other pieces and then dropped. (8x8, Cells: 64) (Recognized!) (1)
  • This item is a game information page
It belongs to categories: Orthodox chess, 
It was last modified on: 2011-10-23
 By Jeremy  Lennert. For the Crown. A commercial crossover with deck-building games. (8x8, Cells: 64) (1)
  • This item is a game information page
It belongs to categories: Orthodox chess, 
It was last modified on: 2012-02-09
 Author: Hans L. Bodlaender and Fergus  Duniho. Shogi. Missing description (9x9, Cells: 81) (Recognized!) (1)
  • This item is a game information page
It belongs to categories: Orthodox chess, 
It was last modified on: 2002-03-06
 Author: Hans L. Bodlaender. Tandem Chess. 4 player variant where pieces taken from your opponent are given to your partner. (8x8x2, Cells: 128) (Recognized!) (1)
  • This item is a game information page
It belongs to categories: Orthodox chess, 
It was last modified on: 1996-01-15
 By Ralph  Betza. csipgs Chess. Design and buy new chess pieces during play. (8x8, Cells: 64) (1)

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Children

  • Drops: Initial Setup - Players may drop pieces onto the board before regular play begins
  • Drops: Pocket - A piece may be dropped onto the board from a pocket space.
  • Drops: Turncoat - Captured pieces change sides and may later be dropped back on the board.