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Skirmish Chess

On the Modest Array page:
http://www.chessvariants.org/other.dir/modest-array.html

This variant was discussed. It is entered here in order to be able to be discussed because that page is not indexed.

Setup

White's back rank is empty and White's chessmen are moved up to the third rank (pawns) and the second rank (non-pawns); Black's chessmen are similarly arrayed, with pawns on the sixth rank and non-pawns on the seventh rank. Pawns do not have a double-step option on their first move.

Pieces

Same as in standard FIDE Chess.

Rules

Same as in standard FIDE Chess, except for set-up.

Notes

This entry is being done so that Skirmish Chess will get indexed and able to be discussed.

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Author: Rich Hutnik. Inventor: Tony Paletta.
Web page created: 2001-05-06. Web page last updated: 2008-04-09