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Each player commands a 16 pieces set:

Initial setup

Pieces moves

The moves are identical to orthodox chess moves adapted to circular topology.

Dispite this ring topology, rooks are not allowed to move to the position they are leaving.

There is no castling.

Pawns do not have double step start possibility. There is no "En passant" capture and no promotion.

2 pieces have different names and movements:

Please see the move diagrams below.

For more details and references, please access the Wikimedia Circular Chess page.


Jocly implementation