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Contest to design a chess variant on 43 squares is a contest or tournament. It is categorized as: Two dimensional, Small board.

Contest to design a chess variant on 43 squares. Missing description

Author: Glenn Overby II and Hans L. Bodlaender.

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The board used for this game has 43 cells/squares.

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  • Asteryx Chess. Hexagonal chess played on an asterisk-shaped board. (Cells: 43) By David Jagger.
  • Biparite Chess. Small chess variant with two phases. (5x7, Cells: 43) By Timothy R. Newton.
  • Chestria. Each player has 11 randomly selected pieces in this game of placement and flipping. (5x5x3, Cells: 43) By Jared B. McComb.
  • Diminuendo Chess. Hexagonal variant: captured pieces are dropped in the center and diminished, not removed. (7x8, Cells: 43) By David Jagger.
  • Diplomat Chess. Round-board variant with a Diplomat to suborn opponents. (Cells: 43) By Carlos Martin-Fuertes.
  • Duel Chess. Captured pieces are sent to a separate Duel board to see who is eliminated and who returns. (5x7x2, Cells: 43) By Erez Schatz.
  • Fleap. Pieces move as equihoppers, but become FIDE pieces after being captured. (5x9, Cells: 43) By Gavin King.
  • Hopgi. Small-board variant of Chessgi with an L-shaped board, linked pairs of Kings, where all pieces can move like a Mao-hoppers. (7x7, Cells: 43) By Peter Aronson.
  • Infantry Chess. Small chess variant with short range pieces. (9x9, Cells: 43) By Erez Schatz.
  • Keltic Chess. Adapted orthochess on a 43-square, fidchell-inspired board. (9x7, Cells: 43) By David Jagger.
  • Motorotor. Variant where two platforms slowly orbit a central board. (11x11, Cells: 43) By Gavin King.
  • Opposition Chess. Variant on 43 square board with sliding parts. (7x7, Cells: 43) By Uri Bruck.
  • Outer Space Chess. Space-themed game with hyperspace and regular space boards. (5x8x2, Cells: 43) By Nicholas Kuschinski.
  • Pocket Polypiece Chess 43. Game with off-board pocket where all pieces of a type change when one piece of a type is moved normally. (7x6, Cells: 43) By Antoine Fourrière.
  • Rook Mania. Game where all pieces have different sorts of Rook-like moves. (7x7, Cells: 43) By Jared B. McComb.
  • Trubix-43. Unique piece and lines of movement on an hourglass board. (5x11, Cells: 43) By David Short.
  • Voidrider Chess. A 43 square variant with movable spaces. (7x9, Cells: 43) By Fergus Duniho.
  • Ziggurat. Mesopotamian-themed variant on a 43-square board. (13x5, Cells: 43) By Glenn Overby II.
  • Asteryx Chess. Preset for variant with asteryx shaped 43-space hexagonal board. Author: Fergus Duniho. Inventor: David Jagger.
  • Duel Chess. PBM Preset for 43-space variant played on two boards. Author: Fergus Duniho. Inventor: Erez Schatz.
  • Voidrider Chess. A 43 square variant with movable spaces. By Fergus Duniho.
  • Asteryx Chess. Sample Game. By David Jagger.
  • Hopgi ZIP file. Small-board variant of Chessgi with an L-shaped board, linked pairs of Kings, where all pieces can move like a Mao-hoppers. By Peter Aronson.
  • Infantry Chess ZIP file. Small chess variant with short range pieces. Author: Uri Bruck. Inventor: Erez Schatz.
  • Pocket Polypiece Chess 43 ZIP file. Game with off-board pocket where all pieces of a type change when one piece of a type is moved normally. By Antoine Fourrière.
  • Trubix-43 ZIP file. Unique piece and lines of movement on an hourglass board. Author: Peter Aronson. Inventor: David Short.
  • Voidrider Chess ZIP file. A 43 square variant with movable spaces. By Fergus Duniho.
  • Ziggurat ZIP file. Mesopotamian-themed variant on a 43 square board. By Glenn Overby II.
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