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Grand Chess is a game information page. It is categorized as: Orthodox chess, .

This item is a game information page
It belongs to categories: Orthodox chess, 
It was last modified on: 2002-05-07
 Author: Hans L. Bodlaender. Inventor: Christian  Freeling. Grand Chess. Christian Freeling's popular large chess variant on 10 by 10 board. Rules and links. (10x10, Cells: 100) (Recognized!)

Author: Hans L. Bodlaender. Inventor: Christian Freeling.

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Many people have invented large chess variants, and many of these have besides the orthodox chess pieces the other combination pieces: a piece that moves like bishop and knight, a piece that moves like knight and rook, or a piece that moves like queen and knight. One of the most succesful games in this category is Grand Chess, invented by Dutch game inventor Christian Freeling. Malcolm Horne praised the game for its lively play, and many others have found the game very interesting. Two world championships were already held (conducted by email play); the first was won by author R. Wayne Schmittberger. The game has been featured in several chess variant books and journal articles. <b>Recognized Variant of the Month for May 2002.</b>

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The board used for this game has 10 row(s), 10 column(s), 100 cells/squares.
This game is a 2 player game.
Invented in the year 1984. [1983-1985]. [1979-1989].

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