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Enlarged and Improved Chess

Set Up Enlarged and Improved Chess

White: King f1; Queen e1; Rook a1, j1; Knight b1, i1, ; Bisshop c1, h1; Guard d1, g1; Ensigns e2, f2 ;Pawn a2, b2, c2, d2, e3, f3, g2, h2, i2, j2.

Black: King f10; Queen e10; Rook a10, j10; Knight b10, i10; Bisshop c10, h10; Guard d10, g10; Ensigns e9, f9; Pawn a9, b9, c9, d9, e8, f8, g9, h9, i9, j9.

Chess pieces each player

10 pawns, 2 rooks, 2 knights, 2 bishops, 2 ensigns, 2 guards, 1 queen, 1 king

Ensign: they move as bishops and capture as rooks.

Guard: they move as rooks but capture as bishops.

Objective in this chess game

Check mate

Short description

Chess variant 10x10 from the Netherlands including two new pieces the Ensigns and the Guards.


Classic chess rules apply.

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