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The Chess Variant Pages

This page is written by the game's inventor, (zzo38) A. Black.

Point-Power Shogi





Take turns player uppercase first, then lowercase. If you capture an opponent's piece, you get its score +1, and go one space forward if you aren't on first or last row. If that space also has a piece, capture that as well (own pieces are worth nothing except pawns). You cannot step immediately onto your own pieces, only indirectly. Whoever loses their king loses. No promotion in this game. If a pawn stops on central square, it becomes Master. You may drop like Shogi, but no pieces go on your bench, instead you pay the number of points of that piece and drop it anywhere on an empty square. No restrictions to drop.

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By (zzo38) A. Black.
Web page created: 2005-10-13. Web page last updated: 2005-10-13