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Bastille Chess. Win by clearing your opponent's fortress. (8x8, Cells: 64) [All Comments] [Add Comment or Rating]
Paul DeWitte wrote on Sat, Feb 5, 2005 06:04 PM UTC:
Sure. The kings are not royal in this game, so I guess that would technically make each king a 'man' according to the piececlopedia. However, I think the idea of a king whose power is on the wane is a more appropriate concept for a variant called 'Bastille' Chess.