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Proximity Chess


The initial 8x8 array is the same as that of Orthodox Chess.


All pieces are unchanged from Orthodox Chess.


All rules are the same as in Orthodox Chess, except for as follows:

After White makes the opening move, for each following move, the player is restricted as to which pieces may be moved. The player must move the man closest to the arrival square of the last piece moved by the opponent. A couple things to note:

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Author: Greg Strong. Inventor: W. H. Rawlings.
Web page created: 2005-04-30. Web page last updated: 2005-04-30