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The Chess Variant Pages

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Amazon Knights Chess

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Keys "s"=save "l"=load "b"=back once

The queen has a knight's move also, and the other first-rank pieces are also knights. Pritchard calls this "Amazon Queen" chess but perhaps it is also called "Amazon Knights" chess. The "Amazon" is a common name for a queen which can also move as a knight.

Chess Variants

These are simple illustrations rather than strong opponents.

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Written by Ed Friedlander

WWW Page Added: Sunday, December 30, 2001