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The Chess Variant Pages

Prime Number Contest


This is a contest for the best variant using a board with a prime number of squares. It is an extension of the 47 contest I held in 2008. Entries may either be sent from, or the sister site You can vote for variants with comments on either site. The top 3 will win a free personal variant from me, or maybe a nickel (you have to pay shipping). Then again, you can always request one by e-mail, or put it in my suggestion box:


Captain Bob and John Smith's Colonization and Battle Room Chess.

Charles Gilman's Dream Chess 47.

John Smith's Wormhole Xiang Qi.

Joe Joyce' The Lion Game.

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By John Smith.
Web page created: 2008-11-09. Web page last updated: 2009-08-23