Clear of knights chess
No kings, and win is by eliminating all enemy knights. 8x8 board.
Chancellor ("<>") are rook + knight compounds.
Sergeants ("$") function as in Wolf Chess.
Rooks are rook + fers compounds.
Bishops are bishop + wazir compounds.
(Possibly the players could agree on whether the knights can capture by displacement, or whether they won't be able to capture enemy agents at all?)
Change of rules:
- Pawns and sergeants promote to knights or rooks (option is open every promotion). This happens on the eighth rank.
- There is no king, and there is neither check nor mate. The player who first clears the board of his/her opponent's knights wins the game.
- In addition to the usual form of movement, bishops can move (and take out enemy agents) 1 step orthogonally in any of the four directions. In other words, they are crowned bishops.
- In addition to the usual form of movement, rooks can move (and take out enemy agents) 1 step diagonally in any of the four directions. In other words, they are crowned rooks.
- There is no castling move.
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By Patrik Hedman.
Last revised by H. G. Muller.
Web page created: 2014-03-16. Web page last updated: 2022-12-05