McCooey's Chess

Chess variant


One of the most known hexagonal chess variants, played on a regular hexagonal board. Each side has three bishops and seven pawns.

Movement of the pieces

More details about non-pawn piece movement: Hexagonal chessboards

Pawns move towards the opponent's side. They capture diagonally forward (in bishop's directions). They can advance two fields from their initial position, except for the central pawn.

Pawns promote on the opposite two edges of the board.

Other rules

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

Similar variant
Inventor

Dave McCooey and Richard Honeycutt, 1978–79[ChVar.com]

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