How to play
Played on a 12x7 board with both armies starting at the bottom of the board.
Viking Chess is played on a 12 x 7 board with both white and black set up with their home rank on the 1st Rank.
White and Black set up adjacent to each other.
Board is interactive - make a move
Moves of the Pieces
Pawns advance in the same direction, towards the 7th Rank. Pawns cannot advance 2 squares on their opening move.
Both Black and White Pawns promote on the 7th Rank.
There is no Castling when playing Viking Chess.
There is no En Passant when playing Viking Chess.Check and Checkmate rules remain the same as Standard Chess
Stalemate conditions remain the same as Standard Chess
Draw conditions remain the same as Standard Chess
Winning conditions remain the same as Standard Chess
to play this chess variant.