Capablanca Et Al

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Pieces

Name Abbr Move Symbol AKA
King K K ♔♚
Queen Q Q ♕♛
Chancellor C BN �� Champion, Guard, Marshal, Empress
Archbishop A RN �� Centaur, Equerry, Cardinal, Paladin, Princess
Rook R R ♖♜
Bishop B B ♗♝
Knight N N ♘♞
Pawn P mfWcfF ♙♟

Setups

Capablanca's final layout was the same as Henry Bird's from the previous century.

Bird 1874 / Capablanca 192x
r c k b q k b n a r
p p p p p p p p p p
P P P P P P P P P P
R C K B Q K B N A R

Many other layouts have been suggested over the years.

Carrera 1617 / Aburg (2003)
R A N B Q K B N A R
Capablanca (Alternate) 192x
R N B A Q K C B N R
Grand (1984) / Embassy (2005)
R N B Q K C A B N R
Gothic (2000)
R N B Q C K A B N R
Grotesque (2004) / Ladorean (2005)
R B Q N K C N A B R
Univers (2006)
R B N C Q K A N B R
Schoolbook (2006)
R Q N B A K B N C R

Links

https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Capablanca_chess

https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Gothic_chess

https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Embassy_chess