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Raumschach (rules enforcing)

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 Game Courier preset will enforce the rules of Raumschach.

Click here to play.

In this implementation, I've made pawns capture with a diagonal move composed of one forward and one non-forward direction; that is, forward-upward capture is not possible here. I also only allow pawn promotion at the forwardmost row (E*5 for white, A*1 for black).

(Original preset by David Paulowich, rules testing coded by Ben Reiniger.)

This 'user submitted' page is a collaboration between the posting user and the Chess Variant Pages. Registered contributors to the Chess Variant Pages have the ability to post their own works, subject to review and editing by the Chess Variant Pages Editorial Staff.

Author: Ben M Reiniger. Inventor: Dr. Ferdinand Maack.
Web page created: 2013-10-15. Web page last updated: 2013-10-15