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# Limited Ranged Guards Chess

K432...B.T
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T.B...234K

## Pieces

• p=Pawn: One space straight forward. Captures same way. When moves past the end, replace it with a piece from your bench (and make it into your own piece) and put the pawn anywhere on the board. (The piece is placed at the last sqaure that the now-exited pawn had occupied.)
• K=King: Moves same as king in chess. No check/mate, castling. When captured, you lose the game.
• 4,3,2=Generals: Moves as a queen up to 4,3,2 spaces.
• T=Tank: Moves one space like a king. It can capture as a queen, but without moving (rifle capture). Can't capture a piece right next to it. It can push pieces of either colors in a row, column, diagonal. Pieces pushed off the board are put onto your bench.
• B=Bomb: Moves one space like a king. Cannot capture. Instead of moving, you may explode itself and all 8 adjacent pieces of either colors. The bomb goes to opponent's bench and all other pieces destroyed from explosion go to your own bench.

## Rules

Red plays first. Win by capturing opponent's king. It isn't legal to make 2 kings blown up at once with one bomb. You also lose if you cannot move. When you capture a piece, put onto your bench. Pieces on your bench cannot be dropped like shogi, they can only be placed by moving a pawn past the end of the board (see 'Pieces' for details).

## Notes

Tank/Bomb movement: These moves are the same as the Tank and Bomb in the Exotic Pieces applet.

Variant: Limited Range Guard Shogi: Same as Limited Range Guard Chess, except: Pawns promote to 1-General and un-promote when captured, and pieces can be dropped like in Shogi, including pawn-drop restriction.

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