[ Help | Earliest Comments | Latest Comments ][ List All Subjects of Discussion | Create New Subject of Discussion ][ List Earliest Comments Only For Pages | Games | Rated Pages | Rated Games | Subjects of Discussion ]Single Comment Atomic chess. Pieces explode when captured. (8x8, Cells: 64) [All Comments] [Add Comment or Rating]Thomas wrote on 2008-12-03 UTCI have read about a different variant of Atomic Chess in the book 'Alternatives Schach' by Lars Döring (german): After a capture, the capturing piece and all pieces on the squares orthogonally or diagonally adjacent to it are also removed, but with the exception of the kings. A king may capture without being removed, and is not removed when on a square adjacent to the capture. A move may never put the King of the moving side into attack, neither before nor after removing of pieces. So a king may never capture a defended piece, even if the defending piece would also be removed. In this variant, the initial advantage of white is much smaller.