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It belongs to categories: Orthodox chess, 
It was last modified on: 2017-09-09
 Author: Fergus  Duniho. What is a Chess variant?. An essay on what distinguishes a Chess variant from other games.[All Comments] [Add Comment or Rating]
(zzo38) A. Black wrote on 2016-04-29 UTC
You say "There are no Monopoly or Risk problems, because they aren't that kind of game." I have seen retroanalysis puzzles for Scrabble and Bridge. You say "Some Chess variants do introduce elements of randomness." Yes, also some (e.g. Kriegspiel) introduce elements of hidden information.