The site has moved to a new server, and there are now some issues to fix. Please report anything needing fixing with a comment to the homepage.

The Chess Variant Pages

This page is written by the game's inventor, Charles Daniel.

Enter Your Reply

The Comment You're Replying To
George Duke wrote on 2008-06-27 UTCPoor ★
Talk about a Rube Goldberg Chess Variant. At Sam Trenholme's 'List...' article, we say that one Super Chess is enough. Chess Variant Pages has maybe 40 or 50 of these, like Titan Chess, ''not worth the ether their printed on,'' to use Editor Joe Joyce's famous words. Worsening  Daniel's subpar CVs (we have not yet reached all of them), to go with overcomplexity, is bad writing. Try wading through this lengthy Rules-set.
72 pieces is supposed to be some mark of pride or badge of honour, one supposes. Ninja Pawns move differently across center line like stark Xiangqi, where it makes sense unlike Titan. Worst of all by our standards is lack of acknowledgement of Wayne Schmittberger and T.R. Dawson for similarity and priority of ''flying pieces.'' It is just not worth analyzing in more detail, when an inventor does not care enough or is so self-absorbed even to do a little homework. As stated, I just stopped playing at GC when first the Rules of Titan were not posted, then I had to look at this. If that dropping-out jeopardizes our standing in IAGO, so be it, not having seen much progress in longwinded IAGO.

Edit Form

Comment on the page Titan Chess

Quick Markdown Guide

By default, new comments may be entered as Markdown, simple markup syntax designed to be readable and not look like markup. Comments stored as Markdown will be converted to HTML by Parsedown before displaying them. This follows the Github Flavored Markdown Spec with support for Markdown Extra. For a good overview of Markdown in general, check out the Markdown Guide. Here is a quick comparison of some commonly used Markdown with the rendered result:

Top level header: <H1>

Block quote

Second paragraph in block quote

First Paragraph of response. Italics, bold, and bold italics.

Second Paragraph after blank line. Here is some HTML code mixed in with the Markdown, and here is the same <U>HTML code</U> enclosed by backticks.

Secondary Header: <H2>

  • Unordered list item
  • Second unordered list item
  • New unordered list
    • Nested list item

Third Level header <H3>

  1. An ordered list item.
  2. A second ordered list item with the same number.
  3. A third ordered list item.
Here is some preformatted text.
  This line begins with some indentation.
    This begins with even more indentation.
And this line has no indentation.

Alt text for a graphic image

A definition list
A list of terms, each with one or more definitions following it.
An HTML construct using the tags <DL>, <DT> and <DD>.
A term
Its definition after a colon.
A second definition.
A third definition.
Another term following a blank line
The definition of that term.