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Soccer Chess I
Keys "s"=save "l"=load "b"=back once
There are several other soccer chess variants. Of course Europeans
call it "football chess". If you pick up the ball
on your first move, then the move ends when,
and only when, the ball is
kicked to a empty square. If you kick the ball to an opposing
piece, the opponent must kick it during your turn. White is not permitted
to score just after kickoff.
The applet seems to follow the rules given by Pritchard,
but I do not see how Black can defend against Qd4-e3, with the
twin threats of Bc1-e3-d4-d8 and Qd4-e3-e8.
I'm working on a machine strategy.
These are simple illustrations rather than strong opponents.
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Written by Ed Friedlander
WWW Page Added: Sunday, December 30, 2001