What is Horde chess?

In Horde, Black has the normal chess setup, but White has a board full of 36 pawns!

The starting position for a Horde game

To win the game, White must checkmate the black king. For Black to win, they must capture all the white pieces, both pawns and promoted pieces. 

Pawns can move two spaces from both the first and second ranks. 

How will you defend against the Horde, or lead it to victory? 

Click here to play Horde chess!

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