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  • This item is a game information page
It belongs to categories: Orthodox chess, 
It was last modified on: 2005-12-16
 By (zzo38) A.  Black. 2Choice Chess. You can tell opponent which pieces he can move. (8x8, Cells: 64)
  • This item is a play-by-email page
It belongs to categories: Orthodox chess, 
It was last modified on: 2014-12-22
 By Jeremy Gabriel Good. 65 Square Chess. FIDE chess but pretend there's another square smack dab in the middle.
  • This item is a play-by-email page
It belongs to categories: Orthodox chess, 
It was last modified on: 2013-07-22
 By Adrian  Alvarez de la Campa. 6hess. Each piece moves 6 times before disappearing.
  • This item is a Java program
It belongs to categories: Orthodox chess, 
It was last modified on: 2001-01-01
 Author: Ed  Friedlander. Inventor: Tony  Paletta. Accelerated Chess. Two non-capturing moves, or one capturing move, each turn.
  • This item is a play-by-email page
It belongs to categories: Orthodox chess, 
It was last modified on: 2007-07-31
 Author: Jeremy Gabriel Good. Inventor: Tony  Paletta. Accelerated Chess. White makes one move at first and then each player makes either a capturing move or two non-capturing moves.
  • This item is a play-by-email page
It belongs to categories: Orthodox chess, 
It was last modified on: 2009-05-23
 By M  Winther. Adjutant Chess. Regular chess with extended castling, and extra corner squares. Makes new strategies possible (+zrf).
  • This item is a Java program
It belongs to categories: Orthodox chess, 
It was last modified on: 2001-01-01
 Author: Ed  Friedlander. Inventor: Tony  Paletta. Advance Chess. Pawns begin on third and sixth ranks.
  • This item is a play-by-email page
It belongs to categories: Orthodox chess, 
It was last modified on: 2009-12-16
 By Jose  Carrillo. Ajax Orthodox Chess. Orthodox Chess with Ajax-Chessmen, and droping Ajax-Ministers.
  • This item is a game information page
It belongs to categories: Orthodox chess, 
It was last modified on: 2001-10-05
 Author: Hans L. Bodlaender. Almost chess. One queen has combined rook and knight moves. (8x8, Cells: 64)
  • This item is a play-by-email page
It belongs to categories: Orthodox chess, 
It was last modified on: 2011-02-08
 By M  Winther. Alpaca Chess. An Alpaca, worth two pawns, is added to the standard piece context (with zrf).
  • This item is a game information page
It belongs to categories: Orthodox chess, 
It was last modified on: 2009-04-15
 By M  Winther. Alpaca ChessThis item is a game information page
It belongs to categories: Orthodox chess, 
It was last modified on: 2009-04-15
 By M  Winther.. Introducing the weak but interesting Alpaca, which hops one or two steps rookwise (with zrf).
  • This item is a play-by-email page
It belongs to categories: Orthodox chess, 
It was last modified on: 2007-07-18
 Author: Jeremy Gabriel Good. Amazon Chess. Well known old variant with amazons instead of Queens in FIDE Chess.
  • This item is a game information page
It belongs to categories: Orthodox chess, 
It was last modified on: 2005-01-22
 By Fabrice  Liardet. Ambiguous Chess. A modest variant, similar to Refusal Chess. (8x8, Cells: 64)
  • This item is a game information page
It belongs to categories: Orthodox chess, 
It was last modified on: 2010-03-02
 By Claudio Martins  Jaguaribe. Antimatter Chess. Missing description (8x8, Cells: 64)
  • This item is a game information page
It belongs to categories: Orthodox chess, 
It was last modified on: 2009-04-30
 By M  Winther. Arrangement ChessThis item is a game information page
It belongs to categories: Orthodox chess, 
It was last modified on: 2009-04-30
 By M  Winther.. The players take turns to relocate the king and the queen, thus enhancing opening ramification (with zrf).
  • This item is a game information page
It belongs to categories: Orthodox chess, 
It was last modified on: 2007-04-21
 By Gary K. Gifford. Bishop Knight Morph Factor. Missing description (8x8, Cells: 64)
  • This item is a play-by-email page
It belongs to categories: Orthodox chess, 
It was last modified on: 2009-10-17
 Author: Jeremy Gabriel Good. Inventor: Gary K. Gifford. Bishop Knight Morph Factor. Missing description
  • This item is a play-by-email page
It belongs to categories: Orthodox chess, 
It was last modified on: 2006-06-23
 Author: Jeremy Gabriel Good and Adrian  Alvarez de la Campa. Inventor: Henk  Breugem. Blackjack Chess. Reduce the point value of your pieces to exactly 21 points and win the game. Or do it the old-fashioned way.
  • This item is a game information page
It belongs to categories: Orthodox chess, 
It was last modified on: 2007-10-05
 By (zzo38) A.  Black. Bland Chess. Chess with no diagonal moves. (8x8, Cells: 64)
  • This item is a play-by-email page
It belongs to categories: Orthodox chess, 
It was last modified on: 2006-06-05
 Author: Jeremy Gabriel Good. Inventor: Neal  Turner. Blue Chip Chess. Fun variant where each turn you get to create an off-limits square for your opponent .
  • This item is a Zillions-of-Games file
It belongs to categories: Orthodox chess, 
It was last modified on: 2001-01-04
 Author: Marek14  . Inventor: Tony  Paletta. Booster Chess ZIP file. Pawns push friendly pieces.
  • This item is a game information page
It belongs to categories: Orthodox chess, 
It was last modified on: 2008-04-14
 By Luis  Bolaños Mures. Braves' Chess. Solves the problem of draws in chess. (8x8, Cells: 64)
  • This item is a game information page
It belongs to categories: Orthodox chess, 
It was last modified on: 2018-03-21
 Author: Ben M Reiniger. Inventor: Alan  Holloway and Gary  Smith. Brickchucking Chess. Pieces cannot move backwards, but do give check/mate backwards.
  • This item is a Java program
It belongs to categories: Orthodox chess, 
It was last modified on: 2001-01-01
 Author: Ed  Friedlander. Inventor: Alan  Holloway and Gary  Smith. Brickchucking Chess. Pieces can only move forward, but attack the king in any direction.
  • This item is a game information page
It belongs to categories: Orthodox chess, 
It was last modified on: 2007-09-11
 By Charles  Daniel. Capture the Scepter. Checkmate the king or capture the scepter located on opposing king's home square. Features extra-mobile sliding pawns. (8x8, Cells: 64)
  • This item is a game information page
It belongs to categories: Orthodox chess, 
It was last modified on: 2010-04-21
 By Jeremy  Gardiner. Capture-the-King. Missing description (8x8, Cells: 64)
  • This item is a play-by-email page
It belongs to categories: Orthodox chess, 
It was last modified on: 2011-01-29
 By M  Winther. Castle Chess. As Fide-chess, but with extended castle: the king may jump three squares (with zrf).
  • This item is a Zillions-of-Games file
It belongs to categories: Orthodox chess, 
It was last modified on: 1969-12-31
 Author: Uwe  Wiedemann. Castle Chess ZIP file. White must prevent black from castling.
  • This item is a game information page
It belongs to categories: Orthodox chess, 
It was last modified on: 2001-03-01
 Author: Éric  Angelini. CastleChess. White must prevent black from castling. (8x8, Cells: 64)
  • This item is a game information page
It belongs to categories: Orthodox chess, 
It was last modified on: 2005-09-18
 By John Kipling Lewis. Castling in Chess 960. New castling rules for Fischer Random Chess. (8x8, Cells: 64)
  • This item is a play-by-email page
It belongs to categories: Orthodox chess, 
It was last modified on: 2006-06-16
 By Adrian  Alvarez de la Campa. Centaur Chess. All pieces except Pawns move backwards as a Knight.
  • This item is a Zillions-of-Games file
It belongs to categories: Orthodox chess, 
It was last modified on: 2006-02-26
 By Adrian  Alvarez de la Campa. Centaur Chess ZIP file. All pieces except Pawns move backwards as Knights.
  • This item is a game information page
It belongs to categories: Orthodox chess, 
It was last modified on: 2006-04-22
 By Adrian  Alvarez de la Campa. Centaur Chess. Pieces move backwards as Knight. (8x8, Cells: 64)
  • This item is a play-by-email page
It belongs to categories: Orthodox chess, 
It was last modified on: 2007-08-31
 Author: Jeremy Gabriel Good. Inventor: Johan  Richter. Center of Attention. FIDE Chess but with an additional winning condition: Move your king unchecked into a center square.
  • This item is a game information page
It belongs to categories: Orthodox chess, 
It was last modified on: 2004-09-07
 Author: Johan  Richter. Center of Attention. In addition to regular rules, win by moving your King to a center square. (8x8, Cells: 64)
  • This item is a Java program
It belongs to categories: Orthodox chess, 
It was last modified on: 2004-09-12
 Author: Ed  Friedlander. Inventor: Johan  Richter. Center of Attention Chess. In addition to regular rules, win by moving your King to a center square.
  • This item is a game information page
It belongs to categories: Orthodox chess, 
It was last modified on: 2007-03-15
 By Abdul-Rahman  Sibahi. CGNP chess. A game with Knightly Pawns. (8x8, Cells: 64)
  • This item is a play-by-email page
It belongs to categories: Orthodox chess, 
It was last modified on: 2007-03-19
 By Abdul-Rahman  Sibahi. CGNP chess. A game with Knightly Pawns.
  • This item is a Zillions-of-Games file
It belongs to categories: Orthodox chess, 
It was last modified on: 2003-05-13
 Author: Gary  Baydo. Inventor: Robert  Price. Cheapmate Chess ZIP file. Mate your opponent with an illegal move.
  • This item is a Java program
It belongs to categories: Orthodox chess, 
It was last modified on: 2002-08-21
 Author: Ed  Friedlander. Inventor: Bruce R Trone. Check Force Chess. The player giving check decides how the opponent escapes.
  • This item is a game information page
It belongs to categories: Orthodox chess, 
It was last modified on: 2009-01-10
 By (zzo38) A.  Black. Checker-capture Chess. Pieces can capture as in checkers game. (8x8, Cells: 64)
  • This item is a play-by-email page
It belongs to categories: Orthodox chess, 
It was last modified on: 2010-12-18
 By M  Winther. Chess 25 (Fischer Placement Chess). Swap king and/or queen before play begins. Follows FRC rules (with zrf).
  • This item is a play-by-email page
It belongs to categories: Orthodox chess, 
It was last modified on: 2009-07-04
 By M  Winther. Chess with Extended Castle. Standard chess with extended castle rule, effectuating greater opening variance (with zrf).
  • This item is a play-by-email page
It belongs to categories: Orthodox chess, 
It was last modified on: 2007-07-05
 By Jeremy Gabriel Good. Chess with Extra Bishops. FIDE Chess with Extra Pair of Bishops that Start from Same Square.
  • This item is a game information page
It belongs to categories: Orthodox chess, 
It was last modified on: 2008-07-21
 By (zzo38) A.  Black. Chess with Quantum Bishops. Bishops move orthogonally along both paths and end up where a normal bishop would end up. (8x8, Cells: 64)
  • This item is a play-by-email page
It belongs to categories: Orthodox chess, 
It was last modified on: 2009-05-02
 By M  Winther. Chess100. Piece positions are modestly randomized according to Arrangement Chess rules, castling is retained (+ zrf).
  • This item is a play-by-email page
It belongs to categories: Orthodox chess, 
It was last modified on: 2009-05-02
 By M  Winther. Chess400. Piece setup is randomized according to Configuration Chess rules, producing 400 modest, mostly non-mirrored, positions (+ zrf).
  • This item is a play-by-email page
It belongs to categories: Orthodox chess, 
It was last modified on: 2009-05-19
 By M  Winther. Chess484. Before play, certain pieces are regrouped, creating natural positions. Castling is retained (+ zrf).
  • This item is a play-by-email page
It belongs to categories: Orthodox chess, 
It was last modified on: 2009-04-26
 By M  Winther. Chess64. The piece array is moderately randomized according to Relocation Chess rules, castling is retained.
  • This item is a game information page
It belongs to categories: Orthodox chess, 
It was last modified on: 2006-07-30
 By Calvin Jack Pomerantz. Chess960.comThis item is a game information page
It belongs to categories: Orthodox chess, 
It was last modified on: 2006-07-30
 By Calvin Jack Pomerantz.. Talk about Chess960 with other members.
  • This item is a Zillions-of-Games file
It belongs to categories: Orthodox chess, 
It was last modified on: 2011-03-04
 By (zzo38) A.  Black. ChessVariants.zrf. 17 variants in 1 file.
  • This item is a game information page
It belongs to categories: Orthodox chess, 
It was last modified on: 2006-11-05
Combo Modern Day Chess. Guard replaces the Queen. (8x8, Cells: 64)
  • This item is a Zillions-of-Games file
It belongs to categories: Orthodox chess, 
It was last modified on: 2001-01-04
 Author: Marek14  . Inventor: Tony  Paletta. Commando Pawn Chess ZIP file. Once a Pawn crosses the midpoint of the board, it moves like a Berolina Pawn.
  • This item is a game information page
It belongs to categories: Orthodox chess, 
It was last modified on: 2006-11-27
 By (zzo38) A.  Black. Communist Chess. When you capture an opponent's piece, you must destroy one of your own pieces of the same type. (8x8, Cells: 64)
  • This item is a play-by-email page
It belongs to categories: Orthodox chess, 
It was last modified on: 2010-12-20
 By M  Winther. Configuration Chess. King and queen swap with other pieces before play begins - enormous variety! (with zrf).
  • This item is a game information page
It belongs to categories: Orthodox chess, 
It was last modified on: 2009-04-30
 By M  Winther. Configuration ChessThis item is a game information page
It belongs to categories: Orthodox chess, 
It was last modified on: 2009-04-30
 By M  Winther.. Some pieces are rearranged before play begins, thus enhancing opening ramification (with zrf).
  • This item is a play-by-email page
It belongs to categories: Orthodox chess, 
It was last modified on: 2006-12-25
 By Dan  Troyka. Connected Chess. Pieces are removed when they are no longer adjacent to any other piece.
  • This item is a play-by-email page
It belongs to categories: Orthodox chess, 
It was last modified on: 2007-08-03
 Author: Jeremy Gabriel Good. Inventor: Vernon Rylands Parton. Contramatic Chess. This king can walk right into check! The goal for this king is to get checkmated.
  • This item is a play-by-email page
It belongs to categories: Orthodox chess, 
It was last modified on: 2007-07-31
 Author: Jeremy Gabriel Good. Inventor: Tony  Paletta. Corridor Chess. FIDE but subtracting rook pawns and setting pieces up in house in middle.
  • This item is a game information page
It belongs to categories: Orthodox chess, 
It was last modified on: 2007-01-31
 By Evan  Koch. Cotati Chess. Promotion of a Pawn wins the game. (8x8, Cells: 64)
  • This item is a play-by-email page
It belongs to categories: Orthodox chess, 
It was last modified on: 2012-05-03
 By M  Winther. Crab Chess (Chess4). Blocked flank pawns are have an additional jump move to empty square (with zrf).
  • This item is a Java program
It belongs to categories: Orthodox chess, 
It was last modified on: 2001-01-01
 Author: Ed  Friedlander. Inventor: David B. Pritchard. Cripple Chess. The king may move only to capture.
  • This item is a game information page
It belongs to categories: Orthodox chess, 
It was last modified on: 2005-04-21
 Inventor: Matthew  Chrzaszcz and Derek  Mota. Crown Prince Chess. One Knight on each side is replaced by a Crown Prince. (8x8, Cells: 64)
  • This item is a Java program
It belongs to categories: Orthodox chess, 
It was last modified on: 2008-12-22
 Author: Ed  Friedlander. Inventor: Matthew  Chrzaszcz. Crown Prince Chess. Missing description
  • This item is a game information page
It belongs to categories: Orthodox chess, 
It was last modified on: 2018-05-31
 Author: Ben M Reiniger. Crushed Chess. After every 10 turns, the perimeter disappears.
  • This item is a game information page
It belongs to categories: Orthodox chess, 
It was last modified on: 2013-07-22
 By Adrian  Alvarez de la Campa. Czech Chess. Drop pawns by checking the King. (8x8, Cells: 64)
  • This item is a game information page
It belongs to categories: Orthodox chess, 
It was last modified on: 2004-02-07
 By Michael D. Davis. Davis Variation of Suicide Chess. Win by checkmate or by loosing your pieces. (8x8, Cells: 64)
  • This item is a contest or tournament
It belongs to categories: Orthodox chess, 
It was last modified on: 2015-03-21
 Author: Jeremy Gabriel Good. Denver Chess Club Chigorin Chess TournamentThis item is a contest or tournament
It belongs to categories: Orthodox chess, 
It was last modified on: 2015-03-21
 Author: Jeremy Gabriel Good.. I'm sponsoring my first local chess variants tournament.
  • This item is a game information page
It belongs to categories: Orthodox chess, 
It was last modified on: 2004-02-21
 By Ronald  Drinning. Deployment. The initial setup of the pieces is open but hidden from the other player. (8x8, Cells: 64)
  • This item is a game information page
It belongs to categories: Orthodox chess, 
It was last modified on: 2017-09-11
 By Joel  . Diagonal pawn chess. Pawns always move diagonally, whether capturing or not.
  • This item is a game information page
It belongs to categories: Orthodox chess, 
It was last modified on: 2001-09-29
 Author: Hans L. Bodlaender. Inventor: Henk  Breugem. The Disguised King. Unknown pawn becomes royal piece. (8x8, Cells: 64)
  • This item is a Java program
It belongs to categories: Orthodox chess, 
It was last modified on: 2008-12-22
 Author: Ed  Friedlander. Inventor: Henk  Breugem. Disguised King I. A secret royal pawn must be protected.
  • This item is a Java program
It belongs to categories: Orthodox chess, 
It was last modified on: 2008-12-22
 Author: Ed  Friedlander. Inventor: Hans L. Bodlaender. Disguised King II. Win by capturing the secret royal pawn.
  • This item is a game information page
It belongs to categories: Orthodox chess, 
It was last modified on: 2008-08-01
 Author: Charles  Daniel. Displacement Chess 2. The most logical step for the evolution of standard Chess: flexible castling and interchange of king and queen for one side. (8x8, Cells: 64)
  • This item is a Zillions-of-Games file
It belongs to categories: Orthodox chess, 
It was last modified on: 2008-08-26
 By Charles  Daniel. Displacement Chess 2 ZIP file. Chess with minor modifications and no opening theory!
  • This item is a play-by-email page
It belongs to categories: Orthodox chess, 
It was last modified on: 2008-08-07
 By Charles  Daniel. Displacement Chess 2. Chess with flexible castling, reverse symmetry and no opening theory.
  • This item is a Java program
It belongs to categories: Orthodox chess, 
It was last modified on: 2008-12-22
 Author: Ed  Friedlander. Inventor: Claude  Chaunier. Don't Cross Midnight. Chess on a rotating planet; units may not cross the International.
  • This item is a game information page
It belongs to categories: Orthodox chess, 
It was last modified on: 2019-11-16
 By Ian  Douglas. Douglas Modern chess. A chess variant with a more interesting start position, leading to more action.
  • This item is a play-by-email page
It belongs to categories: Orthodox chess, 
It was last modified on: 2011-02-09
 By M  Winther. Dragonet Chess. The Dragonet flies to any square queenwise, captures piece behind landing square (with zrf).
  • This item is a game information page
It belongs to categories: Orthodox chess, 
It was last modified on: 2001-01-04
 By Michael D. Ward. Drawless Chess. Simple rules are added to make draws impossible. (8x8, Cells: 64)
  • This item is a Zillions-of-Games file
It belongs to categories: Orthodox chess, 
It was last modified on: 2001-01-04
 Author: Marek14  . Inventor: Michael D. Ward. Drawless Chess ZIP file. Simple rules are added to make draws impossible.
  • This item is a game information page
It belongs to categories: Orthodox chess, 
It was last modified on: 2012-05-02
 By (zzo38) A.  Black. Duplication Chess. Twice per game, move a piece with duplication. (8x8, Cells: 64)
  • This item is a play-by-email page
It belongs to categories: Orthodox chess, 
It was last modified on: 2006-10-16
 Author: Adrian  Alvarez de la Campa. Inventor: Hans  Kluever. Dynamo Chess. Preset for Dynamo Chess.
  • This item is a game information page
It belongs to categories: Orthodox chess, 
It was last modified on: 2017-10-21
 By bp  . echess. (Micro) Evolutionary CHESS game.
  • This item is a game information page
It belongs to categories: Orthodox chess, 
It was last modified on: 2016-08-31
 By Aurelian  Florea. Enep. An experimental variant with enhanced knights and an extra pawn. (8x8, Cells: 64)
  • This item is a Java program
It belongs to categories: Orthodox chess, 
It was last modified on: 2008-12-22
 Author: Ed  Friedlander. Inventor: João Pedro Neto. Erosion Chess. Units erode after eight moves.
  • This item is a game information page
It belongs to categories: Orthodox chess, 
It was last modified on: 2003-09-07
 By Jörg  Knappen. Exhausted King. Win by giving permanent check. . (8x8, Cells: 64)
  • This item is a Java program
It belongs to categories: Orthodox chess, 
It was last modified on: 2004-10-09
 Author: Ed  Friedlander. Inventor: T.  Varghese. Extended Queenside Castling. Orthochess, but Queenside castling is possible with a piece at d1 or b1, also called Madchess.
  • This item is a play-by-email page
It belongs to categories: Orthodox chess, 
It was last modified on: 2010-02-17
 By M  Winther. Extrapawn Chess. Standard chess with one extra pawn per player in the reserve (with zrf).
  • This item is a Zillions-of-Games file
It belongs to categories: Orthodox chess, 
It was last modified on: 2002-08-10
 By Peter  Aronson. Feebback Chess ZIP file. Variant where pieces are "feeble backwards" -- backwards moves can not capture.
  • This item is a game information page
It belongs to categories: Orthodox chess, 
It was last modified on: 2001-09-29
 Author: Hans L. Bodlaender. Inventor: Henk  Breugem. Fifty-fifty chess. Mating is allowed after having taken eight pieces. (8x8, Cells: 64)
  • This item is a game information page
It belongs to categories: Orthodox chess, 
It was last modified on: 2016-07-08
 By JT  K. File Sharing Chess. File Sharing, pawn swapping, always passed pawns. (8x8, Cells: 64)
  • This item is a game information page
It belongs to categories: Orthodox chess, 
It was last modified on: 2001-01-04
 Author: Hans L. Bodlaender. Inventor: Henk  Breugem. Five-stars chess. One can also win by having five pieces in a row. (8x8, Cells: 64)
  • This item is a play-by-email page
It belongs to categories: Orthodox chess, 
It was last modified on: 2012-01-25
 By M  Winther. Flexible Chess (F-chess). The light pieces are external and can move from any empty first rank square (with zrf).
  • This item is a game information page
It belongs to categories: Orthodox chess, 
It was last modified on: 2012-01-25
 By M  Winther. Flexible Chess (F-chess)This item is a game information page
It belongs to categories: Orthodox chess, 
It was last modified on: 2012-01-25
 By M  Winther.. The light pieces can move from any empty first rank square (with zrf).
  • This item is a game information page
It belongs to categories: Orthodox chess, 
It was last modified on: 2012-02-07
 By M  Winther. Flexible Chinese Chess (F-Xiangqi)This item is a game information page
It belongs to categories: Orthodox chess, 
It was last modified on: 2012-02-07
 By M  Winther.. Xiangqi variant where the horses are initially external (with zrf).
  • This item is a game information page
It belongs to categories: Orthodox chess, 
It was last modified on: 2007-09-30
 By Joe  Joyce. Fluid Chess. A modest variation allowing movement through friendly pieces. (8x8, Cells: 64)
  • This item is a game information page
It belongs to categories: Orthodox chess, 
It was last modified on: 2007-09-20
 By Charles  Daniel. Flying Bombers with Hangars. Features the flying bomber - a versatile dual range piece that captures by flying over the enemy. (8x8, Cells: 68)
  • This item is a play-by-email page
It belongs to categories: Orthodox chess, 
It was last modified on: 2006-07-08
 Author: Jeremy Gabriel Good. Inventor: Joseph  Boyer. Football Chess. Pieces interact with a ball and each side tries to get the ball into the opposing goal.
  • This item is a game information page
It belongs to categories: Orthodox chess, 
It was last modified on: 2008-08-12
 By Rich  Hutnik. Forwards Chess. A variation of FIDE Chess where pieces only move forward. (8x8, Cells: 64)
  • This item is a game information page
It belongs to categories: Orthodox chess, 
It was last modified on: 2010-08-16
 By Daniil  Frolov. Ghast knights. Missing description (8x8, Cells: 64)
  • This item is a game information page
It belongs to categories: Orthodox chess, 
It was last modified on: 2010-03-08
 By Claudio Martins  Jaguaribe. Ghostrider Chess.. Missing description (8x8, Cells: 64)
  • This item is a game information page
It belongs to categories: Orthodox chess, 
It was last modified on: 2009-11-09
 By Charles  Gilman. Gilman's Modest Variants. Missing description (8x8, Cells: 64)
  • This item is a game information page
It belongs to categories: Orthodox chess, 
It was last modified on: 2008-11-26
 By M  Winther. Gustavian Adjutant ChessThis item is a game information page
It belongs to categories: Orthodox chess, 
It was last modified on: 2008-11-26
 By M  Winther.. Standard chess with empty extra corner squares and extended castling (with zrf).
  • This item is a game information page
It belongs to categories: Orthodox chess, 
It was last modified on: 2010-06-15
 By Daniil  Frolov. Hecatomb promotion. Missing description (8x8, Cells: 64)
  • This item is a game information page
It belongs to categories: Orthodox chess, 
It was last modified on: 2002-11-12
 Author: Jörg  Knappen. Hoppel-Poppel. Modest divergent variant where Knights capture like Bishops and Bishops capture like Knights. (8x8, Cells: 64)
  • This item is a Java program
It belongs to categories: Orthodox chess, 
It was last modified on: 2003-04-01
 Author: Ed  Friedlander. Hoppel-Poppel Chess. Bshops capture as Knights and Knights as Bishops.
  • This item is a game information page
It belongs to categories: Orthodox chess, 
It was last modified on: 2006-05-24
 Author: Jeremy Gabriel Good. Inventor: Jeremy Gabriel Good. Ibu Ibu Chess. Introduces the concept of a King's entourage, making King powerful and protected. (8x8, Cells: 64)
  • This item is a Java program
It belongs to categories: Orthodox chess, 
It was last modified on: 2004-11-06
 Author: Ed  Friedlander. Inventor: Ralph  Betza. Incognito Chess. In addition to the King, one Pawn is secretly royal.
  • This item is one or more fairy chess problems
It belongs to categories: Orthodox chess, 
It was last modified on: 2001-01-04
 By Michiel  de Bondt. Kick the King. What happens if we remove check and stalemate rules and win by taking the king?
  • This item is a Java program
It belongs to categories: Orthodox chess, 
It was last modified on: 2001-01-01
 Author: Ed  Friedlander. Inventor: Tony  Paletta. Kingmaker Chess. The first pawn to reach the opposite rank promotes to the enemy king.
  • This item is a game information page
It belongs to categories: Orthodox chess, 
It was last modified on: 2007-06-13
 By Abdul-Rahman  Sibahi. Kings. A modest variant with more than one king. (8x8, Cells: 64)
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It was last modified on: 2007-06-17
 By Abdul-Rahman  Sibahi. Kings. Kings on the Game Courier.
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It was last modified on: 2008-09-14
 By John  Smith. Knight-Riding Chess. Missing description (8x8, Cells: 64)
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It was last modified on: 2001-11-15
 By Peter  Aronson. Knightmate-Relay Chess ZIP file. Played with a royal-knight and special movement rules for pieces a knight's move away.
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It was last modified on: 2010-08-19
 By Daniil  Frolov. Landing force shogi. Missing description (9x9, Cells: 81)
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It was last modified on: 2013-01-08
 By (zzo38) A.  Black. Latrumcolorum Chess. Piece caught between two opponent pieces is moved by him. (8x8, Cells: 64)
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It was last modified on: 2003-02-08
 Author: Peter  Aronson. Inventor: Hugo  Legler. Legler's Chess ZIP file. Modest 1926 variant using an Archbishop and a Chancellor.
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It was last modified on: 2003-02-08
 Author: John  Ayer. Inventor: Hugo  Legler. Legler's Chess. Modest 1926 variant using an Archbishop and a Chancellor. (8x8, Cells: 64)
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It was last modified on: 2003-06-15
 Author: Ed  Friedlander. Leo Chess. The Queen is replaced by a Leo, which must leap over a screen to capture.
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It was last modified on: 2007-04-21
 By Gary K. Gifford. Levitating Kings. Kings can levitate orthagonally or diagonally over a line of friendly pieces. (8x8, Cells: 64)
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It was last modified on: 2007-01-30
 By Abdul-Rahman  Sibahi. Madness of Kings Chess. The Kings are, simply put, insane!! (8x8, Cells: 64)
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It was last modified on: 2003-06-29
 Author: Ed  Friedlander. Inventor: Denis  van Straten and Karl  Scherer. Magic Carpet Chess. Each player has a magic carpet to move a non-King to any empty square on the board.
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It was last modified on: 2009-01-08
 By John  Smith. Magician's Chess. Pieces switch board sides with each move. (8x8, Cells: 64)
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It was last modified on: 2006-07-24
 By M  Winther. Magicpawns Chess. Any piece can move to friendly pawn and change place with it. Pawns thus become more dynamic and pieces less constrained.
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It was last modified on: 2011-04-09
 By M  Winther. MiniXiangqiThis item is a game information page
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 By M  Winther.. S. Kusumoto's MiniXiangqi - Chinese Chess on a 7x7 board (with zrf).
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It was last modified on: 2006-04-05
 By Adrian  Alvarez de la Campa. Moderate Progressive Chess. A player may make one more move than his opponent just made. (8x8, Cells: 64)
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It was last modified on: 2006-05-20
 By Adrian  Alvarez de la Campa. Moderate Progressive Chess. A player may move one more piece than his opponent just moved.
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It was last modified on: 2001-05-06
 By Tony  Paletta. Modest Proposals. An Introduction to Modest variants.
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It was last modified on: 2001-05-06
 Author: Tony  Paletta. Modest Proposals - Various Authors. Missing description (8x8, Cells: 64)
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It was last modified on: 2003-02-16
 By Steven A Brown. Modest Variant.. Black may castle out of check. (8x8, Cells: 64)
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It was last modified on: 2001-01-01
 Author: Ed  Friedlander. Mrs. Graycheck's Chess. Pawns promote only to a unit already captured.
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It was last modified on: 2007-07-23
 Author: Jeremy Gabriel Good. Inventor: David  Howe. Multimove FIDE Chess. Each turn utilizes a number of points that get applied to movement.
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It was last modified on: 2009-09-13
 By Rich  Hutnik. Multiple Formations. A proposal to add a set of formations to Chess. (8x8, Cells: 64)
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It was last modified on: 2006-07-23
 By Calvin Jack Pomerantz. Multiple of 10 Checkmate. Missing description (8x8, Cells: 64)
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It was last modified on: 2006-07-23
 By Calvin Jack Pomerantz. Multiple of 10 Checkmate. Variant where you can only checkmate or be checkmated on move 10, 20, 30, ect..
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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)
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It was last modified on: 2008-09-18
 By Rich  Hutnik. Near Chess Preset. This is the preset for Near Chess.
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It was last modified on: 2008-04-19
 By Rich  Hutnik. Near vs Normal Chess. This version pits pieces of Near Chess vs those of normal chess (FIDE). (8x8, Cells: 64)
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It was last modified on: 2011-02-09
 By M  Winther. Neoteric ChessThis item is a game information page
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 By M  Winther.. Pieces are swapped before play begins. An external piece is introduced (with zrf).
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It was last modified on: 2007-10-02
 By Charles  Daniel. Ninjutsu (Claustrophobia 2). The fierce double capture leaping pieces: the Ninja Warriors and the Ninja Guards can promote to Insane Ninja Knights! (8x5, Cells: 46)
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It was last modified on: 2007-12-03
 By Charles  Daniel. No Limit Bet Chess. A gambling multi-move chess variant played with dice that allows players to place bets on each move. (8x8, Cells: 64)
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It was last modified on: 2010-12-21
 By M  Winther. Nonary Chess. King or queen are optionally swapped with a bishop before play begins (with zrf).
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It was last modified on: 2003-05-13
 Author: Gary  Baydo. Inventor: Clifford  Merry. OK Chess ZIP file. After the first move, Pawns can advance any distance.
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It was last modified on: 2005-06-13
 By (zzo38) A.  Black. Option-Suicide Chess. You can optionally destroy your own pieces. (8x8, Cells: 64)
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It was last modified on: 2007-10-30
 By Charles  Daniel. Palace Ninja Guards. The ninja guards are diagonal leapers occupying the two squares behind the king and queen that constitute the palace.
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It was last modified on: 2007-09-27
 By Charles  Daniel. Palace Ninja Guards. A pair of short-range diagonal leapers and 4 extra squares to the standard chessboard and pieces. (8x8, Cells: 68)
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It was last modified on: 2007-10-15
 By Charles  Daniel. Palace Ninja Guards ZIP file. Diagonal leaping pieces, and a new objective suppliment the original game.
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It was last modified on: 2001-05-06
 By Tony  Paletta. Paletta's Modest ARRAY variants. Missing description (8x8, Cells: 64)
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 By Tony  Paletta. Paletta's Modest CAPTURE RULE variants. Missing description (8x8, Cells: 64)
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 By Tony  Paletta. Paletta's Modest GOAL variants. Missing description (8x8, Cells: 64)
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 By Tony  Paletta. Paletta's Modest MOVEMENT RULE variants. Missing description (8x8, Cells: 64)
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 By Tony  Paletta. Paletta's Modest PAWN variants. Missing description (8x8, Cells: 64)
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 By Tony  Paletta. Paletta's Modest PIECE variants. Missing description (8x8, Cells: 64)
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 By Tony  Paletta. Paletta's Modest TURN variants. Missing description (8x8, Cells: 64)
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It was last modified on: 2014-01-03
 Author: (zzo38) A.  Black. Pawn Chess. Pawns promote to first piece captured by opponent. (8x8, Cells: 64)
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It was last modified on: 2001-01-04
 Author: Marek14  . Inventor: Tony  Paletta. Pawn Pusher Chess ZIP file. Pawns can not move by themselves on a player's side of the board, they must be pushed by other pieces.
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It was last modified on: 2006-12-20
 By Karl  Prosser. Pawntrooper chess. Missing description (8x8, Cells: 64)
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It was last modified on: 2003-03-10
 Author: Tony  Quintanilla. Inventor: George  Whelan. Peasant Revolt. Modest variant with unequal setup.
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It was last modified on: 2003-03-10
 Author: George  Whelan. Inventor: R. L. Frey. Peasant Revolt. Modest variant with unequal setup. (8x8, Cells: 64)
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It was last modified on: 2008-11-13
 By M  Winther. Perier ChessThis item is a game information page
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 By M  Winther.. Introducing the Perier Cannon in a Western piece context (with zrf).
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It was last modified on: 2001-01-04
 Author: Marek14  . Inventor: Tony  Paletta. Perimeter Chess ZIP file. Pieces other than Pawns and Kings move differently when moving to or from edge squares.
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It was last modified on: 2006-05-08
 By Adrian  Alvarez de la Campa. Phantom Chess. Undefended pieces become "phantoms". (8x8, Cells: 64)
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It was last modified on: 2010-12-04
 By Jeff  Rients. Pierre Menard's Chess Variant. As described by Jorge Luis Borges.
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It was last modified on: 2009-04-11
 By M  Winther. Pilgrim ChessThis item is a game information page
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 By M  Winther.. A new method of introducing an extra piece to the standard board (with zrf).
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It was last modified on: 2007-03-06
 Author: Abdul-Rahman  Sibahi. Inventor: Grant  Cairns. Pillow ChessThis item is a game information page
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It was last modified on: 2007-03-06
 Author: Abdul-Rahman  Sibahi. Inventor: Grant  Cairns. Adobe Acrobat file. Chess on a Pillow-shaped board.
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It was last modified on: 2009-04-06
 By M  Winther. Pioneer ChessThis item is a game information page
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 By M  Winther.. A new method of introducing an external piece on the orthodox board (with zrf).
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It was last modified on: 2008-07-28
 By Luis  Bolaños Mures. Pioneers Chess. An elegant solution to draws in chess. (8x8, Cells: 64)
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It was last modified on: 2009-04-30
 By M  Winther. Placement ChessThis item is a game information page
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 By M  Winther.. King and queen are swapped with another piece, except rook, and creating a new mirrored position (with zrf).
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It was last modified on: 2010-12-21
 By M  Winther. Placement Chess. King and queen are swapped before play begins, generating FRC subset (with zrf).
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It was last modified on: 2009-05-01
 By M  Winther. Placement Random Chess (Chess 20). The piece setup is randomized following Placement Chess rules, generating 20 modest Fischer Random positions.
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It was last modified on: 2010-12-04
 By Steven  Streetman. Plutonian Test Chess. Fictitious Variant for Testing Purposes.
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It was last modified on: 2006-05-16
 By Adrian  Alvarez de la Campa. Pretentious Chess. Pieces can move as and demote to a Knight.
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It was last modified on: 2006-03-06
 By Adrian  Alvarez de la Campa. Pretentious Chess. All Pieces can move as and demote to a Knight. (8x8, Cells: 64)
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It was last modified on: 2005-04-30
 Author: Greg  Strong. Inventor: W. H. Rawlings. Proximity Chess. Players must move pieces nearest to the arrival square of the last piece moved. (8x8, Cells: 64)
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It was last modified on: 2011-01-21
 By M  Winther. Pyrrhus Chess. The Pyrrhus moves like a king but paralyzes enemy pieces at queen's distance (with zrf).
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It was last modified on: 2007-06-05
 By Abdul-Rahman  Sibahi. Queen of the Night Chess. An over powered game on the Standard Board.
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It was last modified on: 2006-10-06
 By Abdul-Rahman  Sibahi. Racing Kings. Missing description
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It was last modified on: 2008-12-04
 By John  Smith. Random Transposal Chess. Use dice to swap pieces. (8x8, Cells: 64)
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It was last modified on: 2008-12-22
 Author: Ed  Friedlander. Inventor: Tony  Paletta. Recaptureless Chess. A unit which has just captured is itself invulnerable to capture for the move.
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It was last modified on: 2009-06-04
 By M  Winther. Reformed Chess. Pawn can swap with an enemy piece located on the last rank, except king. Thusly, many more won endgames (zrf available).
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It was last modified on: 2009-05-05
 By M  Winther. Regement Random Chess. The Secutor is a bifurcation piece that must bounce in order to capture (+zrf).
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It was last modified on: 2010-12-23
 By M  Winther. Regiment Chess. Black determines king position, white can swap the queen before play begins (with zrf).
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It was last modified on: 2009-05-05
 By M  Winther. Regiment Random Chess. The Secutor is a bifurcation piece that must bounce in order to capture (+zrf).
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It was last modified on: 2009-04-25
 By M  Winther. Relocation Chess. Swap a pair of your own pieces before you begin. With Fischer Random castling rules.
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It was last modified on: 2009-04-23
 By M  Winther. Relocation ChessThis item is a game information page
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It was last modified on: 2009-04-23
 By M  Winther.. A remarkably easy method of rearranging the standard array of pieces (with zrf).
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It was last modified on: 2008-12-22
 Author: Ed  Friedlander. Inventor: Tony  Paletta. Repatriation Chess. Pairs of captured units are returned to the board.
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It was last modified on: 2013-07-22
 By Adrian  Alvarez de la Campa. Retreating Chess. Pieces must fall back one square after each move. (8x8, Cells: 64)
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It was last modified on: 2010-02-10
 By Martin  Janecke. Revenge of the King. http://xn--perlebr-bxa.de/2010/02/Vergeltung-des-K%C3%B6nigs. (8x8, Cells: 64)
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It was last modified on: 2011-01-23
 By M  Winther. Revised Chess. A revision of Fide-chess: a pawn on the seventh rank can also capture forwards. Makes chess much less drawish (with zrf).
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 By M  Winther. Revised ChessThis item is a game information page
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 By M  Winther.. The pawn can also capture forwards if positioned on 7th rank. Thus, many more won endgames (zrf included).
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It was last modified on: 2001-01-04
 Author: Marek14  . Inventor: Tony  Paletta. Rogue Pawn Chess ZIP file. Pawns may double-move on any rank except for their starting rank.
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It was last modified on: 2001-12-31
 Author: Ed  Friedlander. Inventor: Jens Baek Nielsen. Rook Square Chess. Enemy rook squares are royal.
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It was last modified on: 2001-09-29
 Author: Hans L. Bodlaender. Inventor: Jens Baek Nielsen. Rooksquare Chess. Win by moving piece to corner at opponent's side. (8x8, Cells: 64)
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It was last modified on: 2001-07-16
 Author: Uwe  Wiedemann. Inventor: Jens Baek Nielsen. Rooksquare Chess ZIP file. Win by moving piece to corner at opponent's side.
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It was last modified on: 2008-12-19
 By John  Smith. Rotating Cylinder Chess. Positions of pieces rotate one square to the right after each move. (8x8, Cells: 64)
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It was last modified on: 2006-06-23
 Author: Jeremy Gabriel Good and Adrian  Alvarez de la Campa. Rotation Chess. Every ten moves, switch sides with your opponent. How might you prepare for the demise of the pieces you are playing?
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It was last modified on: 2006-02-28
 By Peter  Aronson. Royal Amazon Chess ZIP file. Queens are replaced by Royal Amazons.
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It was last modified on: 2006-02-28
 By Peter  Aronson. Royal Amazon Chess. Queens are replaced by Royal Amazons. (8x8, Cells: 64)
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It was last modified on: 2008-12-22
 Author: Ed  Friedlander. Inventor: Gary K. Gifford. Royal Magician Chess. Missing description
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It was last modified on: 2006-05-22
 By Gary K. Gifford. Royal Magician's Chess. Missing description (8x8, Cells: 64)
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It was last modified on: 2006-05-23
 Author: Jeremy Gabriel Good. Inventor: Gary K. Gifford. Royal Magician's Chess. King and special magician piece earn the right to drop pieces when they venture out to the fourth, fifth and sixth ranks!
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 Author: Ed  Friedlander. Inventor: Jeremy Gabriel Good. Royal Pawn. Missing description
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It was last modified on: 2006-07-10
 By Jeremy Gabriel Good. Royal Pawn Chess. Same as FIDE Chess, except the pawns in front of the kings are royal, meaning the object is to checkmate them and not the king.
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It was last modified on: 2016-11-14
 By Jörg  Knappen. Sai squad. A very experimental army for Chess with different armies, featuring the Sai (Bishop-Quintessence compound). (8x8, Cells: 64)
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It was last modified on: 2001-09-29
 Author: Hans L. Bodlaender. Inventor: John  Gallicano. Self Eliminator. You are allowed to take your own pieces. (8x8, Cells: 64)
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It was last modified on: 2005-08-26
 By Devin  . Showdown Chess. No draws permitted. (8x8, Cells: 64)
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It was last modified on: 2001-08-08
 Author: Peter  Aronson. Inventor: Ted  Clancy. A Simple Proposal. Variant where promotion may occur on the 7th or 8th rank, and may be delayed, but only to captured pieces.
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It was last modified on: 2018-05-08
 By Michiel  Tas. Simplified chess. Simple subset of the chess rules. (8x8, Cells: 64)
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It was last modified on: 2008-05-07
 By John Kipling Lewis. Simplified Chess. Missing description (8x7, Cells: 56)
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It was last modified on: 2008-04-09
 Author: Rich  Hutnik. Inventor: Tony  Paletta. Skirmish Chess. Tony Paletta Modest proposal as separate link for discussion. (8x8, Cells: 64)
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It was last modified on: 2001-01-04
 Author: Marek14  . Inventor: Tony  Paletta. Skirmish Chess ZIP file. Pawns start on the 3rd and 6th ranks with no double-move, pieces on the 2nd and 7th ranks.
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It was last modified on: 2006-10-01
 Author: Abdul-Rahman  Sibahi. Inventor: Vernon Rylands Parton. Smaller Alice Chess. Missing description
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It was last modified on: 2017-02-26
 By Stephane  Burkhart. SquireKnight. Squire Knight combines Knight and Forward/Backward Pawn like moves. (8x8, Cells: 64)
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It was last modified on: 2010-08-18
 By Daniil  Frolov. Stalemate chess. Missing description (8x8, Cells: 64)
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It was last modified on: 2003-07-01
 By Robert  Shimmin. Standoff Chess. A threat to capture the opponent's King does not give check if it opens one's own King to immediate recapture. (8x8, Cells: 64)
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It was last modified on: 2001-07-16
 Author: Uwe  Wiedemann. Stationary King Chess ZIP file. Kings can't move.
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It was last modified on: 2006-10-12
 By Adrian  Alvarez de la Campa. Steward Chess. Kings are able to "crown" pieces, giving them extra moves. (8x8, Cells: 64)
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It was last modified on: 2001-03-26
 By Doug  Chatham. Sudden Death Chess. A piece must be sacrificed after each non-capturing move. (8x8, Cells: 64)
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It was last modified on: 2001-12-31
 Author: Ed  Friedlander. Inventor: Doug  Chatham. Sudden Death Chess. If you do not capture, you must remove one of your own units.
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It was last modified on: 2001-01-04
 By Doug  Chatham. Sudden Death Chess ZIP file. A piece must be sacrificed after each non-capturing move.
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It was last modified on: 2004-02-07
 By Michael D. Davis. Suicide Chess, Davis Variation. Win by checkmate or by loosing your pieces. (8x8, Cells: 64)
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It was last modified on: 2006-07-21
 Author: Jeremy Gabriel Good. Inventor: Namik  Zade. Super Maharadscha. The Maharaja in Maharaja and the Sepoys is thought to be inferior: What if you added the camel move?
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It was last modified on: 2006-05-02
 By Adrian  Alvarez de la Campa. Swapmate Chess ZIP file. Missing description
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It was last modified on: 2006-03-12
 By Adrian  Alvarez de la Campa. Swapmate Chess. Pieces have "mates" which they can swap places with. (8x8, Cells: 64)
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It was last modified on: 2007-07-20
 By Abdul-Rahman  Sibahi. Swedish Hopper Chess. Features the Swedish Hopper.
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It was last modified on: 2009-11-19
 By Jörg  Knappen. Teutonic Knight"s Chess. Played on an oblong board with rarely used pieces: The teutonic knight, the archchancellor and the crown princess. (8x10, Cells: 80)
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It was last modified on: 2006-07-07
 By Jeremy Gabriel Good. Threat Chess, Attackers Chess and Victims Chess. Missing description
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It was last modified on: 2015-10-27
 By Kevin  Pacey. Throne ChessThis item is a game information page
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It was last modified on: 2015-10-27
 By Kevin  Pacey.. Same game as chess, except playing King to K8 wins too, by Thronemate.
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It was last modified on: 2001-08-08
 By Peter  Aronson. Too Many Elephants. All pieces can move leap two squares on the diagonals like Elephants/Alfils in addition to their normal move.
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It was last modified on: 2015-10-01
 By Brady  . Trade Chess. Captured pieces can be dropped, with restrictions. (8x8, Cells: 64)
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It belongs to categories: Orthodox chess, 
It was last modified on: 2009-12-06
 By Mark  Thompson. Trampoline Chess ZIP file. Each player has a Trampoline that allows friendly pieces to make a second move.
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It was last modified on: 2009-12-06
 By Mark  Thompson. Trampoline Chess. Each player has a Trampoline that allows friendly pieces to make a second move. (8x8, Cells: 64)
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It was last modified on: 2009-04-18
 Author: M  Winther. Inventor: Paul  Byway. Troitzky ChessThis item is a game information page
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It was last modified on: 2009-04-18
 Author: M  Winther. Inventor: Paul  Byway.. Troitzky Chess by Paul Byway, standard pieces on irregular board (with zrf).
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It belongs to categories: Orthodox chess, 
It was last modified on: 2006-02-26
 By Adrian  Alvarez de la Campa. Undecided Chess. Undecided Pawns can change into pieces by moving like them. (8x8, Cells: 64)
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It was last modified on: 2012-05-21
 By M  Winther. Valiant Chess. Knight pawns at the fifth rank have an additional jump move to empty square (with zrf).
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It was last modified on: 2012-11-10
 By M  Winther. Variable ChessThis item is a game information page
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It was last modified on: 2012-11-10
 By M  Winther.. A light piece is first moved outside the board. From there it can be introduced at any time via an empty square (with zrf).
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It was last modified on: 2011-03-17
 By (zzo38) A.  Black. Variants with Queens. Some variants, mostly dealing with queens, and mostly modest. (8x8, Cells: 64)
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It was last modified on: 2018-06-28
 By Dmitrii  Vavulin. Vavulin Creative Chess. Before the start of the game, every player, creates up with one rule for both players, which operates the whole game.
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It was last modified on: 2018-07-14
 By RICHARD  BIELE. VERO ChessThis item is a game information page
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It was last modified on: 2018-07-14
 By RICHARD  BIELE.. Standard chess with a twist.
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It was last modified on: 2006-06-05
 Author: Jeremy Gabriel Good. Inventor: Robert  LeRoy. Vortex Chess. Similar to Warp Point Chess only with "portals" that are more dynamic and split between the two players...
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It was last modified on: 2015-03-17
 By H. G.  Muller. Werewolf Chess. An nearly invincible, but bribable Werewolf replaces the Queen. (8x8, Cells: 64)
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It was last modified on: 2013-12-25
 By David  Cannon. Windows Chess. Windows Chess is played with usual chess equipment on a board inspired by an arch-window. (8x8, Cells: 64)
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It was last modified on: 2012-11-03
 By (zzo38) A.  Black. Withdrawing Chess. Any piece can withdraw from other pieces to capture them. (8x8, Cells: 64)
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It was last modified on: 2006-07-29
 Author: Jeremy Gabriel Good. Inventor: Dan  Troyka. Wuss. Introducing the weakening Wuss piece, which must move when attacked but can not capture.
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It was last modified on: 2010-02-10
 By Jörg  Knappen. Zabel-Schach. A modest chess variant with an alternative pawn, the Zabel pawn. (8x8, Cells: 64)
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It belongs to categories: Orthodox chess, 
It was last modified on: 2003-05-13
 Author: Gary  Baydo. Inventor: Clifford  Merry. Zip Chess ZIP file. After the first move, Pawns can advance any distance.
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It belongs to categories: Orthodox chess, 
It was last modified on: 2002-08-04
 Author: Ed  Friedlander. Inventor: Tony  Paletta. Zoo Chess. Capture four kinds of opposing units.


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