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It belongs to categories: Orthodox chess, 
It was last modified on: 2008-04-10
 By Rich  Hutnik. Near Chess. This is a variant of Skirmish Chess designed to be friendlier to newbies. (8x8, Cells: 64) [All Comments] [Add Comment or Rating]
Rich Hutnik wrote on 2008-04-25 UTC
I have found if the Black player is given the option of placing the King on his left or his right, it makes for a different game. It helps with the prospects of the Queen coming down, or the bishop threatening the Knight's pawn.