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Zillions of Games file for Hostage Chess

Download instructions

This is a zip file of a rules file for Zillions of Games and its accompanying graphics. Zillions of Games is a Windows program that will let you play any puzzle or strategy board game you can feed it the rules and graphics for.

Instructions on downloading this Zillions file:

  • Download the .zip file
  • Extract the contents of the .zip file to your Zillions of Games folder
  • Be sure to keep the folder structure intact when you extract the files.

Hostage Chess is a Zillions-of-Games file. It is categorized as: Orthodox chess, .

Author: Fergus Duniho. Inventor: John Leslie.

Other Information

The board used for this game has 8 row(s), 8 column(s), 64 cells/squares.
This game is a 2 player game.

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  • This item is a game information page
It belongs to categories: Orthodox chess, 
It was last modified on: 2004-12-08
 By Kazuto  Asai. Power Mover. A variant of Hostage Chess with self-capture, promotion and demotion. (8x8, Cells: 64) By Kazuto Asai.
  • This item is a game information page
It belongs to categories: Orthodox chess, 
It was last modified on: 2004-03-05
 By Kazuto  Asai. SC-Chess. Variant of Hostage Chess which allows self-capture and other minor rule changes. (8x8, Cells: 64) By Kazuto Asai.
  • This item is a game information page
It belongs to categories: Orthodox chess, 
It was last modified on: 2015-10-01
 By Brady  . Trade Chess. Captured pieces can be dropped, with restrictions. (8x8, Cells: 64) By Brady .
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