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Moroccan Chess

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

If the player has one or more legal captures, he/she must capture. The object of the game is as in orthochess. Escaping check has priority to capturing. King Alfonso's manuscript attributes this variant to the women of Morocco.

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