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

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
FIDE Chess, none special rules.

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

Other Armies
Colorbound Clobberers
Special Rules:
  Rook moves and captures like a Cleric.
  Knight moves and captures one square straightly or two squares diagonally.
  Bishop moves and captures like a Warelephant.
  While Long Castling (O-O-O), move the King three squares to the Rook instead of two squares.
ZoG: Click "Variant" after opening Orthodox Chess.zrf and you can get access to this army.
Following is the starting position:









Nutty Knights
Special Rules:
  Rook moves and captures any squares vertically forward or horizontally without jumping over other pieces, or one square vertically backward or diagonally backward.
  Knight moves and captures one square diagonally, or steps one square horizontally after leaping two squares vertically.
  Bishop moves and captures like a Knight forward, or one square vertically backward, diagonally backward or horizontally.
  Queen moves and captures like a Knight forward, or any squares vertically forward or horizontally without jumping over other pieces, or one square vertically backward or diagonally.
ZoG: Click "Variant" after opening Orthodox Chess.zrf and you can get access to this army.
The starting position is the same as FIDE Chess.

Remarkable Rookies
Special Rules:
  Rook moves and captures no more than four squares.
  Knight moves and captures one or two squares straightly.
ZoG: Click "Variant" after opening Orthodox Chess.zrf and you can get access to this army.
Following is the starting position:









Amazon Army
Special Rules:
  Rook moves and captures no more than four squares.
ZoG: Click "Variant" after opening Orthodox Chess.zrf and you can get access to this army.
Following is the starting position:









Forward FIDEs
Special Rules:
  Rook moves and captures any squares vertically forward or horizontally without jumping over other pieces, or one square vertically backward or diagonally backward.
  Queen moves and captures like a Knight backward, or any squares vertically forward, diagonally forward or horizontally without jumping over other pieces, or one square vertically backward or diagonally backward.
ZoG: Click "Variant" after opening Orthodox Chess.zrf and you can get access to this army.
Following is the starting position:









Meticulous Mashers
Special Rules:
  Rook moves and captures no more than four squares, or one square diagonally.
  Knight moves and captures one square diagonally, or steps one square horizontally after leaping two squares vertically.
  Bishop moves and captures no more than four squares, or two squares straightly.
  Queen moves and captures any squares in the directions of a Knight's move or straightly without jumping over other pieces.
ZoG: Click "Variant" after opening Orthodox Chess.zrf and you can get access to this army.
The starting position is the same as FIDE Chess.

Chess with Augmented Knights
Special Rules:
  (1)The Knight can also move and capture one square diagonally.(Ferz)
  (2)The Knight can also move and capture one square straightly.(Wazir)
  (3)The Knight can also move and capture two squares straightly.(Dabbabah)
  (4)The Knight can also move and capture two squares diagonally.(Alfil)
ZoG: Click "Variant" after opening Orthodox Chess.zrf and you can get access to these armies.
The starting position is the same as FIDE Chess.