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Heraldic Chess I
You may only play the pieces shown on the cards currently
in your hand. The object is to capture the
enemy king. The deck is shuffled after every move. If you cannot
make a legal move, all your cards are returned to the deck
and are redealt.
There are many other games that can be played with a heraldic set.
Especially these involve cards, dice, and so forth. Much of the fun
seems to be experimenting with friends about the rules, so I have not
made any applets.
obtain a set from the game's inventor, Modest Solans, in Spain. Click
for more information, or
for the rulebook.
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