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Los Alamos Chess (Anti-clerical Chess)

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Period

Modern

Category Board, War, Replacement, Checkmate, Chess

Description

Los Alamos Chess is a Chess variant played on a 6x6 board without bishops. It was the first Chess game played by a computer program at the Los Alamos Scientific Laboratory in 1956.

Rules

The rules are the same as for Chess, except pawns cannot move two spaces on the first move, there is no castling, and no en-passant capture.

Wikipedia

Author

Paul Stein and Mark Wells

Creation date

1956

Ludeme Description

Los Alamos Chess.lud

Concepts

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Identifiers

DLP.Games.446

BGG.43712

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