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Square Attrition Chess

This is a draw free chess variant. It is based on the principle of square attrition.


The game uses the usual orthodox chess board and piece set. n times 64 discs are needed as extra equipment, where n is a parameter of the game.

At the beginning of the game, n discs are placed on each square. Then the usual chess pieces are set up in the usual start position.


Same as in Orthodox Chess.


The rules are the same as those of Orthodox Chess, except for the following differences:

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By Thomas .
Web page created: 2020-04-23. Web page last updated: 2020-04-23