Medieval Chess, Rules, Medieval Baremate:
Part of the Chess History Guide
- Medieval Baremate -
The Rule of Baremate is brilliantly simple and fast-acting ... If a King no longer has any of it's own pieces on the board, that's Baremate, since the King is bare of support and the opponent wins the game.
In the video scenario, below, if we were to judge it by the rules of the modern game, the move by White's Rook, to capture Black's Pawn, would not result in an immediate win by White ...
- VIDEO: Medieval Baremate -
Moving On: Medieval Themed Chess Sets (Page 10).
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