The Chess Variant Pages

On: Chess Eccentricities by Verney

In 1885, the book Chess Eccentricities by Major George Hope Verney, appeared, published by Longmans, Green (UK).

Verney was an enthousiastic player of four-handed chess. In this book, he described many chess variants, including many multiplayer chess variants.

Below, you see three photo's taken from the book or its cover. Each is a `thumbnail' picture: click on it to see it in more detail.

Photo's and webpage made by Hans Bodlaender.
WWW page created: October 7, 1999.