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Tandem Chess is a game information page. It is categorized as: Two dimensional, Three or more players.

Tandem Chess. 4 player variant where pieces taken from your opponent are given to your partner. (8x8x2, Cells: 128) (Recognized!)

Author: Hans L. Bodlaender.


Tandem Chess, known under a large number of different names, is a widely played multiplayer chess variant. Tandem Chess players know that this game provides a lot of fun. Many regard it as an ideal way to spend some time after a serious match at the chess club - except sometimes those who are still playing such serious matches, as this may also be the noisiest chess variant there is. The game is played all over this world, and is in particular popular by younger players, although there are occasional tournaments organized where good chess players participate. <b>Recognized Variant of the Month for March 2002.</b>


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The board used for this game has 8 row(s), 8 column(s), 2 levels/boards, 128 cells/squares.
This game is a 4 player game, with 2 players per team.
Invented in the year 1960. [1959-1961]. [1955-1965].

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