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The Chess Variant Pages

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Riley's Four Army Chess

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Move a member of each of your two armies each turn, if you can. You may move into check and capture members of the other friendly army. Pawns move one or two orthogonally if the squares are empty, and capture one square diagonally. You may move into check. There is no stalemate. Win by capturing both the enemy kings, or by moving one of your kings to the other's starting square, or starting a turn with the kings on adjoining squares.

Riley's Four Army Chess

Hans Bodlaender's Chess Variants
Hans Bodlaender's Chess Applet

Ed's 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