Capture
Capture is compulsory. In Bushka all capture is by contact. There are two distinct ways to do this:

  • Linear capture means capture with a line of men.
  • Piece capture means capture with a man or a king.
  • Linear capture precedes over piece capture, even if the latter is a majority capture!
    Within each principle, majority capture precedes.
  • If the player to move can make exactly one linear capture, he must do so. If he can make more than one, he must choose the capture that brings the maximum number of captured pieces. A king counts as one piece. If there is more than one way to meet this criterion, the player is free to choose.
  • If the player to move cannot make a linear capture, he must look for a piece capture. If he can make exactly one, he must do so. If he can make more than one, he must choose the capture that brings the maximum number of captured pieces. A king counts as one piece. If there is more than one way to meet this criterion, the player is free to choose.