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Set Up Grand Chess

White: King e2; Queen d2; Marshall f2; Cardinal g2; Rook a1, j1; Knight b2, i2; Bishop c2, h2; Pawn a3, b3, c3, d3, e3, f3, g3, h3, i3, j3.

Black: King e9; Queen d9; Marshall f9; Cardinal g9; Rook a10, j10; Knight b9, i9; Bishop c9, h9; Pawn a8, b8, c8, d8, e8, f8, g8, h8, i8, j8.

Chess pieces

10 pawns, 2 rooks, 2 knights, 2 bishops, 1 marshal, 1 cardinal

Marshal: combines rook and knight

Cardinal: combines bishop and knight

Objective in this chess game

Classical checkmate.

Short description

Chess variant 10x10 invented by Christian Freeling. A Dutch chess game inventer.


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