How to play
12 by 12 Chess

Chess played on a 12x12 board.

Introduction

12 by 12 Chess, as the name implies, is played on a 12 x 12 board, but with a regular set of pieces.

The bigger board opens up the game - the home-rank pieces have more squares to manoeuvre right from the first move.

Starting Position

The board is setup as a regular game, but inset by 2 ranks and 2 files.
Board is interactive - make a move

Moves of the Pieces

The moves of the pieces remains the same as Standard Chess.

Pawn Promotion

Pawns promote as normal when they reach the 10th rank. Therefore, Pawns advance as far as they would on a regular board before promotion.

Castling

Castling rules are as normal, but inset by 2 squares..
Board is interactive - make a move

En Passant

En passant rules remains the same as Standard Chess.

Check and Checkmate

Check and Checkmate rules remain the same as Standard Chess.

Stalemate

Stalemate conditions remain the same as Standard Chess.

Draw

Draw conditions remain the same as Standard Chess.

Winning

Winning conditions remain the same as Standard Chess.