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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.
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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.

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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.
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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).
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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.
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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).
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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.

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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).
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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.
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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.
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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.
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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).
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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).
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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.
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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).
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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).
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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).
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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.
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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).
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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.
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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.
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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.
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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).

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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.
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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).
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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.

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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).

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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).
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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.

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It belongs to categories: Orthodox chess, 
It was last modified on: 2007-06-17
 By Abdul-Rahman  Sibahi. Kings. Kings on the Game Courier.

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It belongs to categories: Orthodox chess, 
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 belongs to categories: Orthodox chess, 
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 belongs to categories: Orthodox chess, 
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 belongs to categories: Orthodox chess, 
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 belongs to categories: Orthodox chess, 
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 belongs to categories: Orthodox chess, 
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 belongs to categories: Orthodox chess, 
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 belongs to categories: Orthodox chess, 
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 belongs to categories: Orthodox chess, 
It was last modified on: 2006-10-06
 By Abdul-Rahman  Sibahi. Racing Kings. Missing description
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It belongs to categories: Orthodox chess, 
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 belongs to categories: Orthodox chess, 
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 belongs to categories: Orthodox chess, 
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 belongs to categories: Orthodox chess, 
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 belongs to categories: Orthodox chess, 
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 belongs to categories: Orthodox chess, 
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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It belongs to categories: Orthodox chess, 
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 belongs to categories: Orthodox chess, 
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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It belongs to categories: Orthodox chess, 
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 belongs to categories: Orthodox chess, 
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 belongs to categories: Orthodox chess, 
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 belongs to categories: Orthodox chess, 
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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