Starts with the letter 'D'
- Dai Dai Shogi Western. Missing description (17x17, Cells: 289) Author: Christine Bagley-Jones and Eduard Werner.
- The Day the Chessboard Stood Still. Missing description (8x8, Cells: 64) By Daniel Robert MacDuff.
- Deception Chess. Each piece has two identities, Cloak and concealed Base. By Greg Shanker.
- Decimaka. Game where pieces promote on making a capture. By H. G. Muller.
- Decimal Quadruple Besiege. Army based on Échecs De L'Escalier arranged on enlarged Quadruple Besiege board. (20x20, Cells: 200) By Charles Gilman.
- Denver Chess Club Chigorin Chess Tournament. I'm sponsoring my first local chess variants tournament. Author: Jeremy Gabriel Good.
- Diagonal Oblong Chess. The board is an oblong in diagonal direction. By Shi Ji. (8x8, Cells: 64) By Shi Ji.
- Diagonal Oblong Chess . The board is an oblong on diagonal direction. By Shi Ji. By Shi Ji.
- Diagonal pawn chess. Pawns always move diagonally, whether capturing or not. By Joel .
- Diagram Designer. Lets you display diagrams without uploading any graphics. By Fergus Duniho.
- Diamond Chess 306. A large variant inspired by Tony Paletta's PARACHESS and Fergus Duniho's ASSIMILATION FUSION CHESS. By David Cannon.
- Dice-Money Chess. Earn money if you do what is written on the dice. (8x8, Cells: 64) By (zzo38) A. Black.
- Divine Wind. Maharajah and the Sepoys extended to Shogi. (9x9, Cells: 81) By Daniel Robert MacDuff.
- Dracula and the Zombies. Missing description (8x8, Cells: 64) By Daniel Robert MacDuff.
- Dragonet Chess. The Dragonet flies to any square queenwise, captures piece behind landing square (with zrf). By M Winther.
- Droppable Xiangqi. Another variant of Xiangqi with droppable pieces. (10x9, Cells: 90) By (zzo38) A. Black.
- Drunken Fist Chess. Alternate between choosing and randomly selecting a move. (8x8, Cells: 64) By Daniel Robert MacDuff.
- Drunken Nights. A toned down version of the Nutty Knights for Chess with different Armies. (8x8, Cells: 64) By Jörg Knappen.
- Dunkeys . Missing description By Namik Zade.
- Duplication Chess. Twice per game, move a piece with duplication. (8x8, Cells: 64) By (zzo38) A. Black.
- Dürer's Chess. Dürer's Chess, played on a board of 151 tessellating pentagons and diamonds. (Cells: 151) By David Cannon.
- Durerschess . Dürer's Chess is played on a tiling of tessellating pentagons and diamonds, first described by Albrecht Dürer in 1525. By David Cannon.
- Dynasty Chess. Missing description (8x8, Cells: 64) Author: Ben M Reiniger.
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