Chess variant

Chess variant where the two players start from sideways of each other instead of opposite sides.

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

Before and after castling


Pawn promotion is frequent in this game, but in compensation, the strongest promotion piece is the rook.


The original: Charles Gilman, 2007[ChV.com]; this variant: Uray M. János, 2017.

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