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  • This item is a game information page
It belongs to categories: Orthodox chess, 
It was last modified on: 2005-11-15
 Author: Peter  Aronson. Inventor: Peter  Aronson and David  Howe. Rococo. A clear, aggressive Ultima variant on a 10x10 ring board. (10x10, Cells: 100) (Recognized!)


  • This item is a piececlopedia entry
It belongs to categories: Orthodox chess, 
It was last modified on: 2002-09-05
 Author: Ben  Good. Inventor: David  Howe. Advancer. Moves like a Queen, but captures by approach.
  • This item is a Zillions-of-Games file
It belongs to categories: Orthodox chess, 
It was last modified on: 2001-08-30
 By David  Howe. Arena Chess 42 ZIP file. Game with two boards totaling 42-squares where pieces captured on the large board move to the small board.
  • This item is a game information page
It belongs to categories: Orthodox chess, 
It was last modified on: 2001-09-29
 By David  Howe. Arena Chess 42. A non-competing entry in the 42 Squares contest. (Cells: 42)
  • This item is a game information page
It belongs to categories: Orthodox chess, 
It was last modified on: 2001-04-25
 By David  Howe. Bifold Halfgi. A variant of Halfgi, but with half-sized pieces.
  • This item is a play-by-email page
It belongs to categories: Orthodox chess, 
It was last modified on: 2001-01-01
 By David  Howe. Bifold Halfgi. Bifold pieces are able to combine with other same-colored bifold pieces and move as a single normal sized piece.
  • This item is a play-by-email page
It belongs to categories: Orthodox chess, 
It was last modified on: 2004-07-27
 Author: Antoine  Fourrière. Inventor: David  Howe. Chess on a Longer Board with a few Pieces Added. Play this 8x10 game with three new pieces.
  • This item is a Zillions-of-Games file
It belongs to categories: Orthodox chess, 
It was last modified on: 2001-04-14
 By David  Howe. Chess on a Longer Board with a few Pieces Added ZIP file. On a 10 row by 8 column board, with three new pieces.
  • This item is a game information page
It belongs to categories: Orthodox chess, 
It was last modified on: 2001-04-14
 By David  Howe. Chess on a Longer Board with a few Pieces Added. On a 10 row by 8 column board, with three new pieces. (8x10, Cells: 80)
  • This item is a Zillions Saved Game file
It belongs to categories: Orthodox chess, 
It was last modified on: 2003-03-09
 Author: Michael  Nelson and John  Lawson. Inventor: David  Howe. Chess on a Longer Board Zillions Saved Game Zillions Saved Game file. Download this file to see this game played in the Multivariant Play by E-Mail Tournament.
  • This item is a reference work
It belongs to categories: Orthodox chess, 
It was last modified on: 2006-06-22
 By David  Howe. Chess Variant Pages Rating System. Missing description
  • This item is a game information page
It belongs to categories: Orthodox chess, 
It was last modified on: 1999-03-26
 By David  Howe. A Chess-like Variant Construction Set. Build your own army and territory.
  • This item is a game information page
It belongs to categories: Orthodox chess, 
It was last modified on: 1999-03-26
 Author: John William Brown. Inventor: David  Howe. Chess-like Variant Construction Set. Critique.
  • This item is a Zillions-of-Games file
It belongs to categories: Orthodox chess, 
It was last modified on: 2001-01-04
 Author: Andrew  Juell. Inventor: David  Howe. Chess37 ZIP file. A chess variant on a board with 37 squares where pieces outside of the center 9 squares move like Kings.
  • This item is a game information page
It belongs to categories: Orthodox chess, 
It was last modified on: 1997-04-24
 By David  Howe. Chess37. A chess variant on a board with 37 squares where pieces outside of the center 9 squares move like Kings. (Cells: 37)
  • This item is a Zillions-of-Games file
It belongs to categories: Orthodox chess, 
It was last modified on: 2001-01-04
 By David  Howe. Combination Chess ZIP file. Pieces give their movement capabilities to friendly pieces in their zone of influence.
  • This item is a game information page
It belongs to categories: Orthodox chess, 
It was last modified on: 2001-09-29
 By David  Howe. Combination Chess. Pieces give their movement capabilities to friendly pieces in their zone of influence. (Cells: 39)
  • This item is a game information page
It belongs to categories: Orthodox chess, 
It was last modified on: 2001-05-21
 By David  Howe. Continuous Chess. There are no 'squares' on the board, and pieces are not restricted to moving discrete distances.
  • This item is a game information page
It belongs to categories: Orthodox chess, 
It was last modified on: 2001-01-04
 By David  Howe. Contrast Chess. Pieces lose or gain strength depending on the colour of the square they stand on. (8x8, Cells: 64)
  • This item is a game information page
It belongs to categories: Orthodox chess, 
It was last modified on: 2005-01-01
 By David  Howe. Dave's Example Game. This is Dave Howe's example of a user-posted game. (2x2, Cells: 4)
  • 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: David  Howe. Diagonal Chess ZIP file. Board turned 45 degrees.
  • This item is a game information page
It belongs to categories: Orthodox chess, 
It was last modified on: 2001-01-04
 By David  Howe. Diagonal Chess. Board turned 45 degrees. (8x8, Cells: 64)
  • This item is a game information page
It belongs to categories: Orthodox chess, 
It was last modified on: 2002-07-04
 By David  Howe. Feeble Los Alamos Chess. Los Alamos Chess using Feeble pieces. (6x6, Cells: 36)
  • This item is a Zillions-of-Games file
It belongs to categories: Orthodox chess, 
It was last modified on: 2002-07-04
 By David  Howe. Feeble Los Alamos Chess ZIP file. Los Alamos Chess using Feeble pieces.
  • This item is a craft page
It belongs to categories: Orthodox chess, 
It was last modified on: 2001-11-18
 By David  Howe. Floppy Board Tiles. An example of a chess variant board construction set.
  • This item is a game information page
It belongs to categories: Orthodox chess, 
It was last modified on: 2001-04-19
 By David  Howe. Fun-in-a-Box Chess. Featuring Thing One and Thing Two from The Cat in the Hat.
  • This item is a Zillions-of-Games file
It belongs to categories: Orthodox chess, 
It was last modified on: 2001-06-03
 Author: Peter  Aronson. Inventor: David  Howe. Fun-In-A-Box Chess ZIP file. Featuring Thing One and Thing Two from The Cat in the Hat.
  • This item is a game information page
It belongs to categories: Orthodox chess, 
It was last modified on: 2005-11-20
 By David  Howe. Infinite Recursion Chess. Another mega-chess type game. (8x8x2, Cells: 128)
  • This item is a game information page
It belongs to categories: Orthodox chess, 
It was last modified on: 2000-02-19
 Author: David  Howe. Inventor: Alexandre  Muñiz and David  Howe. Interchange Chess. Get as many of your own pieces to their destination squares on the other side of the board as possible. (8x8, Cells: 64)
  • This item is a game information page
It belongs to categories: Orthodox chess, 
It was last modified on: 1999-07-02
 By David  Howe. InterGrid Chess. Pieces on corners and on centers of squares of 8 by 8 board. (8x8, Cells: 145)
  • This item is a Zillions-of-Games file
It belongs to categories: Orthodox chess, 
It was last modified on: 2001-01-04
 By David  Howe. InterGrid Chess ZIP file. Pieces on corners and on centers of squares of 8 by 8 board.
  • This item is a Zillions-of-Games file
It belongs to categories: Orthodox chess, 
It was last modified on: 2001-01-04
 By David  Howe. Knight-Tac-Toe ZIP file. Win by placing 3 pieces in a row.
  • This item is a game information page
It belongs to categories: Orthodox chess, 
It was last modified on: 2001-09-29
 By David  Howe. Knight-Tac-Toe. Small variant with only kings and knights where you must get three pieces in line in the center of the board. (5x5, Cells: 25)
  • This item is a game information page
It belongs to categories: Orthodox chess, 
It was last modified on: 2001-09-05
 By David  Howe. Mega-Chess. A chess game where each piece is a chess game! (8x8x64, Cells: 4096)
  • This item is a game information page
It belongs to categories: Orthodox chess, 
It was last modified on: 2007-06-29
 By David  Howe. Multimove Chess. Players spend points to make multiple moves. (8x8, Cells: 64)
  • This item is a play-by-email page
It belongs to categories: Orthodox chess, 
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.
  • This item is a game information page
It belongs to categories: Orthodox chess, 
It was last modified on: 2001-01-04
 By David  Howe. Nomic Chess. Combination of Peter Suber's Nomic with Ralph Betza's Chess For Any Number of Players.
  • This item is a game information page
It belongs to categories: Orthodox chess, 
It was last modified on: 2000-01-31
 By David  Howe. Palindromic Chess. Play until the position on the board is the reversed of the starting postion. (8x8, Cells: 64)
  • This item is a game information page
It belongs to categories: Orthodox chess, 
It was last modified on: 1998-08-31
 By David  Howe. Pawns Chess. Each pawn has a unique ability. (8x8, Cells: 64)
  • This item is a game information page
It belongs to categories: Orthodox chess, 
It was last modified on: 1997-05-06
 By David  Howe. Portal Chess. Two boards and pieces can teleport from one board to another. Also playable with two half-boards. (8x8, Cells: 64)
  • This item is a game information page
It belongs to categories: Orthodox chess, 
It was last modified on: 1999-09-18
 By David  Howe. Potential Chess. Pieces start out as any piece and become a particular piece depending on how they move,.
  • This item is a Zillions-of-Games file
It belongs to categories: Orthodox chess, 
It was last modified on: 2002-04-07
 Author: Robert  Price. Inventor: David  Howe. Quad-Square Chess ZIP file. Chess on a board of 38 squares, of which six have size two by two.
  • This item is a game information page
It belongs to categories: Orthodox chess, 
It was last modified on: 1997-10-24
 By David  Howe. Quad-Square Chess. Chess on a board of 38 squares, of which six have size two by two. (7x8, Cells: 38)
  • This item is an article on pieces
It belongs to categories: Orthodox chess, 
It was last modified on: 2002-05-20
 By Peter  Aronson and David  Howe. Rococo. Animated piece movement diagrams.
  • This item is a game information page
It belongs to categories: Orthodox chess, 
It was last modified on: 2005-11-15
 Author: Peter  Aronson. Inventor: Peter  Aronson and David  Howe. Rococo. A clear, aggressive Ultima variant on a 10x10 ring board. (10x10, Cells: 100) (Recognized!)
  • This item is a play-by-email page
It belongs to categories: Orthodox chess, 
It was last modified on: 2004-11-28
 Author: Peter  Aronson and Antoine  Fourrière. Inventor: Peter  Aronson and David  Howe. Rococo. A clear, aggressive Ultima variant on a 10x10 ring board (includes mirror array and Push-Pullyu variants).
  • This item is a Zillions-of-Games file
It belongs to categories: Orthodox chess, 
It was last modified on: 2003-05-07
 Author: Peter  Aronson. Inventor: Peter  Aronson and David  Howe. Rococo ZIP file. A clear, aggressive Ultima variant on a 10x10 ring board.
  • This item is a Zillions Saved Game file
It belongs to categories: Orthodox chess, 
It was last modified on: 2003-04-01
 Author: Peter  Aronson and John  Lawson. Inventor: Peter  Aronson and David  Howe. Rococo Zillions Saved Game Zillions Saved Game file. Download this file to see this game played in the Multivariant Play by E-Mail Tournament.
  • This item is a game information page
It belongs to categories: Orthodox chess, 
It was last modified on: 1997-10-07
 By David  Howe. Shifting Chess. Variant inspired on shifting puzzles; one can move pieces of the board. (8x8, Cells: 56)
  • This item is a Zillions-of-Games file
It belongs to categories: Orthodox chess, 
It was last modified on: 2001-01-04
 Author: Peter  Aronson. Inventor: David  Howe. Tapestry ZIP file. Chess on a four-color 6x6 board, with a 5 square control board.
  • This item is a game information page
It belongs to categories: Orthodox chess, 
It was last modified on: 2001-09-29
 By David  Howe. Tapestry Chess. Chess on a four-color 6x6 board, with a 5 square control board. (6x6, Cells: 41)
  • This item is a game information page
It belongs to categories: Orthodox chess, 
It was last modified on: 2001-03-01
 By David  Howe. Twelve Mutation Chess. Variant that uses 12 mutators that may be activated or deactivated during the game.
  • This item is a miscellaneous item
It belongs to categories: Orthodox chess, 
It was last modified on: 2010-12-28
 By David  Howe. UTF Conversion Page. Page for documenting UTF conversion issues.
  • This item is a play-by-email page
It belongs to categories: Orthodox chess, 
It was last modified on: 2006-08-04
 Author: Jeremy Gabriel Good. Inventor: David  Howe and Christine  Bagley-Jones. Xhatranj. Contemporary shatranj with more advanced pieces including interesting hook movers.
  • This item is a Zillions-of-Games file
It belongs to categories: Orthodox chess, 
It was last modified on: 2005-07-26
 By Christine  Bagley-Jones and David  Howe. Xhatranj ZIP file. An exotic variant of Shatranj with more powerful pieces.
  • This item is a play-by-email page
It belongs to categories: Orthodox chess, 
It was last modified on: 2006-06-22
 Author: Jeremy Gabriel Good. Inventor: David  Howe. Xhess. Decimal variant using nightriders, special lame knight pawns, cannons and rooks.
  • This item is a Zillions-of-Games file
It belongs to categories: Orthodox chess, 
It was last modified on: 2002-06-23
 By David  Howe. Xhess ZIP file. Version using Alfaerie graphics.
  • This item is a game information page
It belongs to categories: Orthodox chess, 
It was last modified on: 1999-03-21
 By David  Howe. Xhess. Decimal variant with Nightriders and Cannons. (10x10, Cells: 100)
  • This item is a Zillions-of-Games file
It belongs to categories: Orthodox chess, 
It was last modified on: 2001-01-04
 By David  Howe. Xhess ZIP file. Decimal variant with Nightriders and Cannons.
  • This item is one or more photographs
It belongs to categories: Orthodox chess, 
It was last modified on: 2001-01-04
 Author: Fergus  Duniho. Inventor: David  Howe. Xhess Photographs. Photo's of large chess variant.


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30 'Game' entries listed 1 'Reference item' entry listed
15 'Zillions of Games file' entries listed 2 'Zillions Saved Games file' entries listed
1 'Article on pieces' entry listed 1 'Photograph page' entry listed
6 'Play by mail item' entries listed 1 'Piececlopedia entry' entry listed
1 'Miscellaneous item' entry listed 1 'Craft item' entry listed
16 'Large board' entries listed 15 'Small board' entries listed
1 'Three or more players' entry listed 6 'Unorthodox shaped board' entries listed
21 'In a category all its own' entries listed 2 'Each player has a different army' entries listed
2 'Chess combined with some other game or sport' entries listed

Total items listed: 59

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