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The Chess Variant Pages

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Royal Magician Chess

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As the king and wizard advance to their fourth, fifth, and sixth ranks, new units are added. You can expose your own king to check if a newly-created unit will be used to instandly block the check.

Gary K. Gifford, May 2006. He and I are internet friends; he suggested the phrasing for the second sentence of the mini-rules.

Royal Magician Chess.

Royal Magicians Chess

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

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