Sovereign Chess Game #1: Basic Rules (updated)

A complete game of Sovereign Chess, along with a review of the basic rules. For more information, visit or Updated 5/14/15 to reflect the newly modified board and add emphasis to certain moves illustrated.


  1. It's like proxy war, until ⚫or ⬜ have to move

  2. So just to be clear, pawns can capture in 3 diagonal directions, and not the one diagonal direction away from the center? Can pawns move orthogonally in all 4 directions as a regular non-capture move? Does that apply to the actual player's original black/white pieces too? Same rules for those pawns?

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