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Half Chess (32). On a 4 by 8 board without pawns. (4x8, Cells: 32) [All Comments] [Add Comment or Rating]
Charles Gilman wrote on Sun, May 25, 2003 06:48 AM UTC:
When I suggested 'A further rule that captured pieces get replaced...' I subconsciously assumed a jumping capture as in Draughts or Jumping Chess (under Large variants, but with Knights capturing as in my comment there). A much simpler way of bringing in Aces would be to allow promotion on reaching a different player's first rank from that last visited by the piece. The former would give a Shogi-like game, the latter something closer to standard Chess with an endgame of few pieces.