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Recognized chess variants: What are considered to be the `best chess variants'?
Oriental chess variants: Xiangqi (Chinese Chess), Shogi (Japanese Chess), variants, other oriental chess variants.
Member favorites: What have members of these pages chosen as their favorites?
Historic chess variants: The first predecessor of chess: Chaturanga, Shatranj, and other chess variants from ancient times.
Boards with an unusual shape
Three dimensional chess variants: Star Trek and others
Multi player variants: Chess with 3, 4, 6, 7 or any number of players.
Hexagonal chess variants
Small chess variants: Chess on board of size 4 by 8, 6 by 6, etc.
Round boards
Large chess variants: Chess on boards of 9 by 9 or larger.
Other boards with an unusual shape
Chess variants with unequal armies: Variants where white and black have a different set of pieces.
Chess variants with usual equipment: Those variants that can be played with (mainly) a usual 8 by 8 board, and usual pieces.
Other chess variants:
Themes: Chess Variants organized by which theme they're based on.
Commercial: Links to sites of commercial publishers of chess variants.
Chess: the F.I.D.E. variant: The queen of games, and of all chess variants: chess itself.
Books and periodicals: Paper sources for information on chess variants.
Computer resources:
Problems, puzzles, positions, and pieces: Fairy chess problems and more.
Piececlopedia: An encyclopedia documenting numerous fairy chess pieces. (Articles on Pieces)
Links: Links to sites outside of the Chess Variant Pages. (Links by date added)
Contests and Tournaments (by date)
Contributors: A list of people who have contributed material to these pages. Our thanks go out to all those who contributed!
Editors: The volunteers who run this site and publish the web pages.
Commentary and Ratings
Miscellaneous information and other links:

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About Us
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Ancient
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-C-
Capturing
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Chess
Chinese
Circular
Club
Commented Items
Comments
Commercial
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Contact Us
Contests
Contests, by date
Contributions1
Contributions2
Contributors
Copyrights
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Crossovers
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Desktop publishing
Dice
Discussion group
Dutch Language
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Eastern
Editors
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Feedback
Feedback page
Fiction
FIDE chess
Financial information
Fonts
Fonts, preview
Four-player
French Language

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German Language
Glossary
Graphics
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Help Us
Hexagonal
Hierarchical
Historic
History (of chessvariants.com)
Home
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Membership
Miniature
Miscellaneous
Miscellaneous information
Modest variants
Moving opponents pieces
Moving pieces
Multi-player
Multi-move
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New chess variant ideas
New items
News
Non-English Language
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Organisations
Oriental
Orthodox Chess
Other variants
Other usual variants
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Pamphlets
People
Periodicals

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Piececlopedia
Pieces
Pieces, articles on
Play
Play by email
Polls
Positions
Post Your Own Game
Post Your Own Zillions
Problems
Programs
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Puzzles
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-R-
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Ratings
Recognized
Round boards
Russian Language
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Setups
Shape
Shop
Small
Spanish Language
Store
Submit Your Own Game
Submit Your Own Zillions
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Themes
Three dimensional
Three-player
Tournaments
Tournaments, by date
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Unequal armies
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Vote
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Wargames
Websites
Western Chess
What's New
Winning
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Yahoo! Group
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Zillions of Games
Zillions of Games, by image
Zillions, submit your own

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