Abecedarian Big Chess (ABChess)
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How Do I Build My Army?
In addition to the King and 11 Yeomen, each player gets a customized army. There are four rules for building that army:
The 10 pieces bought by each player will start in the 10 vacant squares on that player's back rank. Each player should write down the pieces they are buying and their starting squares without first seeing the other's choices. As an alternative, players can alternate turns (White first) buying a piece and putting it on the board. Care must be taken to stay under the spending limit when playing this way.
What Can I Buy?
The 26 available pieces fall into nine groups:
List of Pieces by Price
20 -- Varan
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Written by Glenn Overby II.
WWW page created: November 5, 2002.