The Chess Variant Pages

This page is written by the game's inventor, Jeremy Gardiner.

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Joe Joyce wrote on 2010-04-23 UTC
I was somewhat reluctant to post this variant, because it is so simple that it's hard to believe no one else has done this. However, I didn't find this game onsite after an admittedly brief check. So, unless someone can demonstrate precedence, Mr. Gardiner claims this modest variant. And before anyone says this is too modest a variant, I would like to point out that this is one of the very few 'variants' a large number of chessplayers would actually play. Grin, so he's ahead of most of us right there!

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