Bishop Knight Morph Factor
Bishop Knight Morph Factor is a simple chess variant which uses a standard chess board and pieces. In this game the chess dynamics become more complicated [than we see in chess] because after a Knight completes a move, it becomes a Bishop, and after a Bishop moves, it becomes a Knight. These transformations continue throughout the game. The concept of piece morphing is not a new one... but to my knowledge it has not yet been used as we see in this variant.
SetupAs in chess.
As in chess.
As in chess. Except: 1. After a Knight moves - it is immediately replaced with a Bishop of the same color. 2. After a Bishop moves - it is immediately replaced with a Knight of the same color. These two morphing factors continue throughout the game and are mandatory. Example of a Knight move: 1. g1-f3; B-f3// Knight to f3, and Knight becomes Bishop.
To play on a real board with real pieces you will need extra Bishops and Knights.
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By Gary K. Gifford.
Last revised by H. G. Muller.
Web page created: 2007-04-21. Web page last updated: 2022-11-26