Some have claimed the chess actually originated from the Tarot; there being no However, Enochian Chess can be used as a divinatory tool, by determining. Enochian or Rosicrucian Chess. Rules of Play. Preface. The flat-back, two- dimensional idea for the playing pieces simply doesn’t work, as the pieces are just too. The First Definitive Study of Enochian Chess Enochian chess’ fascinating history begins in the late s, when occultists Wynn Westcott and MacGregor.

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Enochian chess

Air Water 1 2 3 4 1 2 3 4 4 3 2 1 4 3 2 1 Earth Fire Figure 34 — Piece Positioning for Opening Play Settings Part II — Book of Air In the following combinations of piece positioning, any com- bination, when chosen for game play, would be repeated in each Angle of the board being used.

The most powerful may be lost, if the weaker, O son of Kunti, are not protected. These triangles were not game spaces themselves, merely components of the larger square cells used to play the game. However, two people can play if each player operates a pair of wnochian.

Enochian Chess

Her arm bands and wrist- bands are blue and yellow striped. Castling is not allowed in Enochian chess. Earth seems helpless because of an early N2c, but, in move 5, could have moved N4d instead of P4c and prevented the Fire Rook move.

However, Earth and Air respond by making a Queen-Bishop exchange. Gilbert lists the Enochian chess material as part of the Second Order papers but does not state which grade the Y papers were for. The masculine or active principles are always on the move and hence are standing, while the fem- inine or passive principles chesss more stable. The central squares of the Board con- tain 16 signs that are allotted to each lesser Angle. They must remain on those same squares for the duration of play or until rule 8.


But it is not a cuess situation, because Fire and Air still have their moves to make. If the King is unable to move, then a piece must be strategically moved to aid the King. If refused, the offer can be made more than once.

If Air or Fire be the Prime Player they do not.

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In his book The Golden Dawn noted occultist Israel Regardie provides a description of the boards and the pieces used in Enochian chess. Openings Example 3 Air Board playing widder shins. As men- tioned earlier, a Queen and Bishop exchange is a wasted exercise.

When a Foot-soldier reaches an opposite square, other than of a Rajah or Ship, he assumes the rank of the piece corre- sponding to each square. A king in check MUST be moved, even if that means putting the king in check again.

It is far better to position your pieces and develop your game. The allies can work together to achieve victory. Dec 8, 2.

This is ches win Rule 8.

And it is practical. So Fire offers its Queen in the hope of achieving an even exchange. Seller information pauljosephrovelli 8. Water of Earth and Water of Fire Setting KQ, N, R, B This opening play position provides a fluent defensive game in which you will find that, without good defense, an easy advan- tage can be obtained.


The two armies still take separate turns, but are under the control of one player. Air must move its Rook and so cannot follow through with a Bishop attack.

Other offers may also be available. Mistakes are easy in this setting, exactness being needed. Before Play Begins Prior to the start of a game the players should choose which of the eight arrays they will use. Each major piece had a unique name and design taken from Egyptian mythology and all the pieces were painted in four-color paint schemes. I’m still learning how to play. In both Chris and I put some of our findings in a small volume titled Enochian Chess.

It seems most unlikely that a chessboard of 64 squares was used with the war game from the outset, but the board does resemble that used in a very early Indian game of racing called Ashtapada. The positive swastika, which is the way the chess pieces are placed on a board at the commencement of a game, shows a nat- ural development coupled with celestial harmony authorized by divine power, all of which can be correlated with game play.

From this two black cow horns emerge. For Enochian chess, I say doubly so. And this dif- ference is seen in the outer row and not in chesa inner one.