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Bosworth is a game information page. It is categorized as: Two dimensional, Three or more players, Sold commercially. This item is located on a site outside of

BosworthBROKEN LINK!. Commercial multiplayer chess variant for two to four players using cards as pieces.


Bosworth is a commercial chess variant, played best with four (but possibly also with two or three) players. The board has a four by four fighting area, with at each side a `camp' of a player consisting of four squares. Each player has sixteen cards, each depicting a chess piece. The website tells about the simple to learn rules (if you know chess, you learn the rules of this games in five minutes), gives some variants, and contains reviews and other information on the publisher and artist. <p>The game is named after the battle of Bosworth Field during the War of the Roses.

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The board used for this game has 6 row(s), 6 column(s), 32 cells/squares.
This game is a 4 player game.

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Charles Gilman wrote on 2005-01-19 EST
The current link requires a further trek through sites to the game itself.
A dirtect link to would be

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First Created: Monday, November 30th, 1998
Last Modified: Monday, November 30th, 1998
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