[ Help | Earliest Comments | Latest Comments ][ List All Subjects of Discussion | Create New Subject of Discussion ][ List Earliest Comments Only For Pages | Games | Rated Pages | Rated Games | Subjects of Discussion ]Single Comment Favorite Games. Chess variants favorited by our members.[All Comments] [Add Comment or Rating]Kevin Pacey wrote on 2019-01-27 UTCI've recently made two lists for the Canadian Chess Federation (CFC) Discussion Board website, in a thread I started there about chess variants. The first list had a lot of relatively popular chess variants played in the world at large on it, from shogi to Seirawan Chess (similar to the list I recently gave in another CVP thread, i.e. Ideas for future of chess variants). I also gave a dozen chess variants seperately as examples of distinctive, weird and wonderful CVs, which I thought all seemed fairly playable, yet generally not having too many rules or highly unusual board shapes (as taken from my own long [approx. 130] CVP list of personal favorites). This list of 12 may seem too arbitrary, but I thought I'd share it in case it inspires, or has some value otherwise that I didn't anticipate. Anyway, if I one day could choose to rank some of my favorites as higher than the rest, perhaps this bunch would be close to the top, regardless of whether I currently play all of them well, or at all: 1. Alice Chess; 2. Altair; 3. Backlash; 4. Chaturanga - Four Kings - Double Mate; 5. Chess with Different Armies; 6. Clockwork Orange Chess; 7. Knightmare Chess; 8. Kriegspiel; 9. Maxima; 10. Pocket Mutation Chess; 11. Rococo; 12. Storm the Ivory Tower.