The Chess Variant Pages

Franklin Grand Chess

Ken Franklin sent a Zillions-of-Games Rules file for Franklin Grand Chess. This game follows the rules of Fischer Random Chess for a random setup of the game, and uses a 10 by 10 board with the two frequently used combination pieces: Four of the pawns are replaced by Brawns: the can move an extra step forward from the second row.

Screen of playing Franklin Grand Chess with Zillions of Games

The game was a non-competing variant with the contest to design a chess variant featuring the number 10.

Written by Ken Franklin and Hans Bodlaender. Webpage made by Hans Bodlaender. Webpage created: May 21, 2005.