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Back to the Specialized Area of Chess Variants
Chess 256
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1.Initial Setup
2.Introduction and Special Rules

Initial Setup
  This variant uses a board of 8*8, and there are 256 different starting positions. The Pawn on every file can be set on the original position or one square ahead, and the two players' setup must be mirror symmetry. Please enter a integer between 1 and 256 to see the corresponding setup. (The board may deform when browsing with a handphone, if this happens please zoom the page out)
  









Introduction and Special Rules
This variant is invented by Mats Winther in 2006. Following are the special rules:
  1.The Pawns on the third and the sixth rank cannot go two squares ahead for the first move.