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The Chess Variant Pages

Chess Eccentricities by George Verney

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

Verney was an enthusiastic 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 by Hans Bodlaender.
WWW page created: October 7, 1999.