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Big Pawn Chess

This is a rules file for Zillions of Games, a Windows program that will let you play any puzzle or strategy board game you can feed it the rules to. With Zillions-of-Games installed, this rules file will let you play this game against your computer.

Ken Franklin sent a Zillions-of-Games Rules file for Big Pawn Chess. This game follows the rules of Fischer Random Chess for a random setup of the game, and uses a 10 by 10 board with the two frequently used combination pieces: * Archbishop, moves like bishop or knight. * Chancellor, moves like rook or knight. Four of the pawns are replaced by Brawns: the can move an extra step forward from the second row. The game was a non-competing variant with the contest to design a chess variant featuring the number 10. Updated in August 2008 with an additional 8 by 8 board subvariant. Originally titled as Franklin Grand Chess.

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By Ken Franklin.
Web page created: 2008-09-20. Web page last updated: 2008-09-20