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This page is written by the game's inventor, (zzo38) A. Black.

Protomorphic-Chess

Based on an idea my father had, where pieces change type after they moved. This game uses that idea but it is a different game.

Setup

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pppppppp
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PPPPPPPP
KKKKKKKK
KKKKKKKK

(The original setup for this game omitted the "P" (pawns) but I then added the pawns later. In my opinion the variant with pawns is better)

Pieces

Rules

The rules for who wins are:
  1. Any player with no kings loses.
  2. Any player with no legal moves loses.
  3. Any player who causes a repeated position 3 times loses.
  4. Any player who captures 5 opponent kings wins (doesn't count if the kings changed to different kind of pieces before they are captured).

Notes

A Zillions file is available at: http://zzo38computer.cjb.net/Zillions/Protomorphic.zrf
Requires Z_GenImg library, which can be downloaded at: http://zzo38computer.cjb.net/Zillions/Z_GenImg.zip

This 'user submitted' page is a collaboration between the posting user and the Chess Variant Pages. Registered contributors to the Chess Variant Pages have the ability to post their own works, subject to review and editing by the Chess Variant Pages Editorial Staff.


By (zzo38) A. Black.
Web page created: 2008-11-28. Web page last updated: 2008-11-28