Board Size: 8 x 8
Total Letters: 100
Letters In Rack: 6
6 letters need to be used to receive bingo bonus
Bingo Bonus : 40 points
Start Point Value : 1x word score
Reset squares are used in this game. A reset square will clear the board.
Player will receive additional turn for using a reset square
Based on the game of Chess!
The board is similar to a chessboard!
+ Black spaces are regular spaces.
+ White spaces are start points. They are worth 1x word.
+ Gray spaces are reset points. Player gets another turn for using them.
+ Red spaces are letter bonuses. Light red gives 2x letter, red gives 3x letter, and dark red gives 4x letter.
The letter distribution and values are the same as Bugwords except for the following:
+ There are 8 Ps (Pawns) worth 1 point each.
+ There are 2 Ns (Knights) worth 3 points each.
+ There are 2 Bs (Bishops) worth 3 points each.
+ There are 2 Rs (Rooks) worth 5 points each.
+ There is 1 Q (Queen) worth 9 points.
+ There is 1 K (King) worth 20 points!
+ There are 4 blanks worth 0 points each.
The letter rack will have up to 6 tiles. Using 6 tiles in a turn yields a bingo bonus of 40 points.
Give it a try! Enjoy! :)