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One Way 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.

In this variant none of the pieces have any backward movement but instead can move from the last rank back to the first as if the board was circular or cylindrical.

There is also no Pawn double step or en passant capture.

Two other variants of this game are included, one with "weak Pawns" that move as well as capture one square forward, the other with the rule that pieces (Queen, Rook, Bishop, Knight) cannot capture their own kind.

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By Adrian Alvarez de la Campa.
Web page created: 2006-01-13. Web page last updated: 2006-01-13