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Pawn Eaters. Win by capturing all your opponent's pawns. Game includes ancient Y-movers, Shaman Rooks, and Pawn-Eaters. (8x8, Cells: 64) [All Comments] [Add Comment or Rating]
Gary Gifford wrote on 2008-02-06 UTC
Yuri - Thanks for the information. I just looked up V. R. Parton's 'Kinglet' (invented in 1953). You are correct. It is very interesting that in Kinglet, pawns promote to Kings. Kinglet may have been the inspiration for Extinction Chess. I will update my rules page to mention Kinglet due to the fact that Pawn Eaters has the same winning condition. However, the game dynamics are very different as only Knights and Pawns are common to both games. Shamanic Rooks, Pawn Eaters, and Old Elephants change things quite a bit... while the goal remains the same.