Ranson's Chess

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J. von Ranson, 1820. The amazon can move only four times, and can only attack the opposing king as a knight. If a king moves to the opposite king's starting square, a queen appears alongside if the square is vacant. Soldiers promote to file pieces; I chose to promote to a queen on the king's file.

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