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Metamorphosis Chess

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Keys "s"=save "l"=load "b"=back once

Pieces transform on escaping from an attacked square to an empty square, or on capturing.

Upon escaping from enemy attack to an empty square:

    Knights become queens
    Bishops become pegasi (B+N)
    Rooks become marshalls (R+N)

Upon capturing:

    Queens, marshalls, and pegasi turn into the minor piece which moves as the capture was made.

Metamorphosis Chess

Chess Variants

These are simple illustrations rather than strong opponents.

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Written by Ed Friedlander

WWW Page Added: Sunday, December 30, 2001