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Doubles Chess

Doubles Chess is a game, played with four people in two teams of two players. It is sold by Doubles Chess Partnership Ltd.

Curtis Wilson saw Doubles Chess in an airline catalogue: USAir GiftFolio Holiday, 1995 catalog, page 64. However, the merchandiser, Executive Gifts, who ran the add no longer carriers the item.

It has an octagonal shaped board and allows for up to 4 players. Each player has a normal set of pieces (8 pawns, 2 knights, 2 bishops, 2 rooks, a King and Queen). There are four colors of pieces: red, green, black, and white.

The board and opening setup have the following form:

For more information, and how to order the item, see:
Picture made by Curtis Wilson. Text by Hans Bodlaender.
WWW page created: March 5, 1997.