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Back to the Specialized Area of Chess Variants
Knightmate
Directory
1.Initial Setup
2.Introduction and Special Rules
3.Downloading of the ZoG rule files' collection

Initial Setup
  This variant uses a board of 8*8, following is the starting position. (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 Bruce Zimov in 1972. Following are the special rules:
  1.Castling can be done by the Knight and the Rook in the same way. The basic movements of King and Knight don't change.
  2.You can win when the enemy Knight is checkmated. The other rules like stalemate are the same.

Downloading of the ZoG rule files' collection
  Click here to download the collection. This variant is in the file Knightmate.zrf. You can use it after installing ZoG and unlocking it.