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Chessling is a game information page. It is categorized as: Two dimensional, Orthodox chess set but with different moving pieces, Orthodox chess set but with different winning conditions, Orthodox chess set but with different initial setups. This item is located on a site outside of

ChesslingA game information page
. Variant where the board starts empty and each player can move or drop a piece, and the goal is capture of all opposing pieces.

Author: Peter Aronson. Inventor: How-Hie Ling.


This variant by How-Hie Ling, where the board starts empty, and players may either drop pieces or move, is similar to Unachess, but differs in the goal of the game is to capture all of your opponent's pieces, not mate, and Pawns move like Kings. (On the Game Cabinet site.)

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The board used for this game has 8 row(s), 8 column(s), 64 cells/squares.
This game is a 2 player game.

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Group ID 'Chessling'