The Chess Variant Pages



This page is written by the game's inventor, Ralph Betza.

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George Duke wrote on 2007-09-27 UTC
Let's assume yours is very different, Abdul-Rahman, and the name applies for so distinct a game. Nothing is meant to compare yet except the sound-alike names, not having studied yours for the details. RBetza's is whimsical shifted board halves a lot of us recall that was followed up by these serrated boards. Betza's humorous article has counterpart no one noticed before, in the hole in the 'E's for Ea-rthquake. In first look, Quake Chess appears to shift rows either rank or file, so being quite different and warranting own invention tag one would think.

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