by Dr Zied Haddad
Chess suffers nowadays from draws and less spectacular games. Musketeer Chess helps to fix this opening the path to new strategies, more tactics, much more spectacular play. Play uses a classic chess set, and adds two new pieces dropped during the game in a way respecting the general spirit of a chess game. These new pieces spice up the game, helps getting rid of opening theory to focus on thinking and elaborating strategies on the board. When the new pieces are exchanged, the games becomes a normal chess game, with the exception that a Pawn can promote to the newly added pieces. The game is still a chess game but the new elements make it much more than that. A fun to play chess variant.
Step 1: First Musketeer piece selection
White chooses the first Musketeer piece by positioning it on the White start position labeled "1". The same Black piece is automatically moved to Black start position "1".
Step 2: Second Musketeer piece selection
Black has 2 possibilities:
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