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Gogol is played on a 8x8 square
board with the following setup:
|SETUP - Each player drops a King on any
empty cell, except on his 2nd row.
|Kings may not stand on the left/right edge of
the board, while adjacent to a friendly pawn on the same column.
|Kings may not stand on the first row, while
adjacent to a friendly pawn on the same row.
|Kings may not stand on the second row, while
adjacent to a friendly pawn on the first row.
|TURN - On each turn, each player moves one
of his pieces producing a valid position:
|The pawns may move to any empty cell.
|The Kings may slide (orthogonally or
diagonally) any number of empty cells (like the chess Queen).
|CAPTURE - Besides moving, any piece
may capture adjacent enemy pieces by jumping over them, landing on
the immediate empty cell. Captures are not mandatory and are not
| GOAL - Wins the player that captures
the enemy King or moves his own King to the last row.
just moved one of his pawn to f5 sacrificing to avoid the winning threat
d1-h7. If Green moves to h7, the Black King may escape to g6 (Black
cannot protect the King moving a pawn to h5, because that would be an
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