The DRAGON is a new and powerful piece, which moves as BISHOP + KNIGHT. The game starts in the standard position, with the DRAGONS in reserve. At any time, you can use your move to place the dragon on a free square in your first rank.

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  1. This app is valid for Windows based systems.
  2. Download the .ZIP file and unzip it into a directory on your computer’s hard drive.
  3. Locate the setup.exe program and run it. If you get a Windows warning message (Unknown Editor) go ahead with the installation process. It is a secure application.
  4. Once installed, you will find the application in Start – Dragon.

DRAGON CHESS APP FOR WINDOWS10
A creation by Alberto Bañón & EDAMI

The Dragon is a piece that moves like bishop and knight. The rules of use are simple: the game starts with the normal position and the Dragon in reserve; when there is a free space in the first row, the Dragon can be entered, at any time at the player’s choice. In doing so he spends his game turn.

App use::

  1. Copy the file “DRAGON.ZIP” to any folder on your PC.
  2. Unzip the file and the “DRAGON” folder will appear
  3. Run the SETUP program you’ll find there.

Once you do, you can start a game in two ways: creating it yourself or receiving an email from someone who invites you to play.

You can also use the application to play in class in real time, from the same computer. You can save the game to follow it another day, play against another school, etc.

ANSWER BY EMAIL TO A STARTED GAME

APP DRAGÓN – SEND A MOVE

 

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DRAGON APP – CREATE A NEW GAME

If we are going to play the game by mail and we want to play with black, just create the new game, press the send mail button, if we are going to play with white: we make the play and press the send mail button.

APP DRAGON – TO PLAY WITH THE DRAGON

To enter the dragon into play just click on a free box in our first row. If we touch the dragon icon, the information that indicates it appears. The initial of the dragon is W.