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Battle Chess

Submitted by:Traditional on or sooner
Held:14Times (XIV, XV, XVII, XXVI, XXIX, XXIX, XXX, XXXI, XXXII, XXXIII, XXXV, XXXIX, XXXIX, XXXIX)
Skills Required:Physical, Mental
Difficulty:Moderate
Location:Outdoors
Time Frame:Day
Work as:Team
Equipment Needs:Light
Basics:Basic rules are the same as chess but when you attempt to capture a piece, that piece can choose a physical or mental challenge. The winner of that challenge retains the square.
Variations:We used British rules once which allowed the chance to tag in a different player up to three time per team per game.
Equipment List:Mental challenge questions.
Rope if there's not enough snow to make a board.