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Tbe origins of Absorption Chess are unknown, but it is old.
In this version of
Absorption Chess, when one non-royal piece (not a king or a pawn)
captures another piece (not a pawn), it acquires the movement
abilities of the captured piece. A pawn capturing a piece
becomes a piece of that kind.
Having kings able to
move like queens would be a game-spoiler.
These are simple illustrations rather than strong opponents.
Bug Reports -- Thank you! Keep them coming!
Written by Ed Friedlander
WWW Page Added: Sunday, December 30, 2001