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8-Piece Chess. (Queen's Army chess, all 8 Back Rank Pieces different).[All Comments] [Add Comment or Rating]
🕸Fergus Duniho wrote on Sun, Feb 26, 2023 09:59 PM UTC:

Here's a photo of a possible way to set up for 8-Piece Chess with some Musketeer Chess pieces. Affiliate links for buying these pieces are provided on the Musketeer Chess variant kits page. This setup uses pieces from three different kits, each visible behind the black pieces. For the Jailer, it uses the Spider from the Spider & Dragon (or Amazon) kit. For the Lancer, it uses the Unicorn from the Fortress & Unicorn set, whose horn can be set to point in different directions. For the Sentry, it uses the Archibishop from the Chancellor & Archbishop set. In case you want to save money by buying only two kits, some alternative pieces are shown along the side. If you use the Fortress from the Fortress & Unicorn kit for the Jailer, you could leave out the Spider & Dragon kit. Alternately, if you use the Amazon (or Dragon) from the Spider & Dragon (or Amazon) kit for the Sentry, you could leave out the Chancellor & Archbishop kit. I favor the Archbishop for this piece because it's shorter.

8 Piece Chess with Musketeer pieces