Event #12 Active Pawns

Event #12 Active Pawns


This is an event that is part of a variant called event chess. More about event chess can be read here.

Event #12 Active Pawns

Condition: At least 1 pawn for each player

Pawns can move one step backwards or one step sideways without capturing in addition to their normal movement. Pawns on the first or second rank can move 2 spaces forward regardless if they have previously moved or not.

The orange arrows indicate where the pawn can move to without capturing. The red arrows indicate where the pawn can capture.

Example 1:

White plays g2-g1.

Example 2:

White plays h2-g2

Example 3:

Black plays h8-h6. White responds with en passant g6xh7+.