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The Chess Variant Pages

This page is written by the game's inventor, M Winther.

External Link: Leapfrog Chess

The pawn functions like a regular pawn except that it can leap over any man in its initial two-step move. En-passant is not allowed if a pawn has made a jump. Otherwise this variant is like regular chess. This minimal rule change creates many new possibilities in opening and middle game. You can delay the movement of the c- and f-pawn by placing a knight before it. A knight pawn can now attack even if it is blocked.

A Zillions program and more information is here.

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This 'user submitted' page is a collaboration between the posting user and the Chess Variant Pages. Registered contributors to the Chess Variant Pages have the ability to post their own works, subject to review and editing by the Chess Variant Pages Editorial Staff.

By M Winther.
Web page created: 2008-03-27. Web page last updated: 2008-03-27