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Amazone Chess. Queen may also move as a knight. (8x8, Cells: 64) [All Comments] [Add Comment or Rating]
Rodrigo Zanotelli wrote on 2012-03-22 UTC
Now we need one where queen:
Has also the movements of knight.
Can castle
Can also capture like a pawn.
Can also do en passant capture.

Anonymous wrote on 2009-09-11 UTCExcellent ★★★★★
wooooooooooooooooooohoooooooooooooooo love chess

David Paulowich wrote on 2007-10-03 UTC
Hans Bodlaender wrote that this game '...has a long history...' I believe it was played in Russia until 1850.

Jeremy Good wrote on 2007-07-18 UTC
I am not surprised that this was widely recognized among many as the standard form of chess at one time. It seems more logical than FIDE chess as the amazon combines all three minor pieces, whereas FIDE only combines a couple of them. What seems more surprising is that FIDE version became more prevalent. Could be a fluke of history.

Filip Rachunek wrote on 2006-05-15 UTCGood ★★★★
Play this variant on BrainKing.

Derek Nalls wrote on 2005-02-13 UTC
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Nuno Cruz wrote on 2003-12-24 UTC
shouldn't this one be classified also as an HISTORICAL variant?

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