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Modern Kamil

This page contains one or more presets for playing a game online with Game Courier, an online server for playing Chess variants by correspondence.

This is the Game Courier Preset for Modern Kamil, a game invented by Nuno Cruz (2002).

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All the usual pieces have their normal moves.

The Camel is a well known historical piece that jumps like the Knight but to a square at the opposite corner of a 2x4 rectangle (the White Camel starting on a2, could leap to d1 or b5 on the first move). Like the Bishop, the Camel is colorbound, so it can only reach half of the squares on the board.


The rules of Standard Chess are followed, including castling, the en passant capture of the Pawn and the Pawn's double step on its first move.

Pawn promotion occurs upon reaching the last opposed row and may be to any of the usual pieces or to a Camel.


An Interactive Diagram that permit to play against the IA (among other features) is also proposed.

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Author: Jean-Louis Cazaux.

Last revised by Jean-Louis Cazaux.

Web page created: 2023-11-13. Web page last updated: 2023-11-13