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This page is written by the game's inventor, Ben Good.


Crazy 38's is played with drops, like shogi. The following restrictionss exist:

A player can not place a pawn on their opponents home square.
A player can not drop a pawn so that it checkmates the opponent's king.

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Written by Ben Good.
This is (part of) a submission to the contest to design a chess variant on a board with 38 squares.
WWW page created: February 3, 1998.