FAQ

HOW MANY PLAYERS?
Chessplus is a 2 player game.
WHAT IS THE AGE RANGE?
We recommend ages 7 +. You know yourself and family better than we do and we do have 5 year olds loving the game.
WHAT DO I NEED TO KNOW?
The basics of chess. How pieces can move and capture.
HOW AND WHEN CAN I COMBINE MY PIECES?
You combine pieces with traditional chess moves. You can start combining from the first move.
CAN I SPLIT A COMBINED PIECE?
Yes. Move one piece away as a traditional chess move.
IS COMBINING OR SPLITTING A MOVE?
Yes. A move is a move.
DO I LOSE BOTH PIECES IF MY COMBINED PIECE IS TAKEN?
Yes. Consider a Combined piece as a single piece.
CAN I PROMOTE A COMBINED PIECE?
Yes. Just like chess when a pawn gets to the other end it promotes. With Chessplus if a combined piece containing a pawn gets to the other end it promotes. The combined piece is promoted to a Queen.
CAN I STILL CASTLE?
Yes. You can even castle with a combined piece as long as the rock and queen have not moved.
WHAT ABOUT EN PASSANT?
We left it out.
CAN I PLAY REGULAR CHESS?
Yes. Or you can play Chess vs Chessplus.
IS CHESSPLUS FASTER THAN CHESS?
Feedback is games are ½ the time of Chess games. 
WHAT SIZE ARE THE PIECES AND THE BOARD?
The king is height 66mm x base 25mm, the pawn height 42mm x base 25mm. The board is 350mm x 350mm.
 
IF I NEED A REPLACEMENT PIECE! CAN I GET ONE?
Missing a piece due to too much play, chewed or taken to the dolls house?
Don’t stress!

Just send an email to info@chessplus.com with a 
description of your damaged/lost piece along with your mailing address and we’ll replace it! 
DOES CHESSPLUS ACCEPT VARIATION SUBMISSIONS?
We sure do! Send an email to info@Chessplus.com with your idea. If it gets all the ticks we will post it to our Chessplus Variation Page.
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