Extinction Chess

Chess variant


Chess variant where that player loses, who does not have at least one piece of each type. In other words, a player loses if any of the following happens with his/her pieces:

Otherwise the rules of chess apply, with the following differences:

Note: if that rare condition occurs when the player on turn has pieces of each type but no legal moves, the game ends in a draw (stalemate).

Inventor

R. Wayne Schmittberger, 1985[ChVar.com]

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