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  • This item is a game information page
It belongs to categories: Orthodox chess, 
It was last modified on: 2003-09-13
 By Michael  Nelson. Pocket Mutation Chess. Take one of your pieces off the board, maybe change it, keep it in reserve, and drop it on the board later. (8x8, Cells: 64) (Recognized!)


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  • This item is a Java program
It belongs to categories: Orthodox chess, 
It was last modified on: 2001-12-30
 Author: Ed  Friedlander. Inventor: A. E. Farebrother and W. H. Rawlings. Actuated Rotating Center Chess. Center rotates, you choose when and how.
  • This item is a game information page
It belongs to categories: Orthodox chess, 
It was last modified on: 2018-04-10
 By James  Gryphon. Amalgamated Chess. Incorporates some aspects of historical variants, but uses only usual equipment. (8x8, Cells: 64)
  • This item is a play-by-email page
It belongs to categories: Orthodox chess, 
It was last modified on: 2014-04-03
 By James  Gryphon. Amalgamated Chess. Missing description
  • This item is a game information page
It belongs to categories: Orthodox chess, 
It was last modified on: 2002-03-02
 By Ralph  Betza. Archoniclastic Chess. Pieces are augmented on squares of their color. (8x8, Cells: 64)
  • This item is a game information page
It belongs to categories: Orthodox chess, 
It was last modified on: 2002-11-22
 By Omar  Syed and Aamir  Syed. ArimaaThis item is a game information page
It belongs to categories: Orthodox chess, 
It was last modified on: 2002-11-22
 By Omar  Syed and Aamir  Syed.. Uses same equipment as Chess, but designed to be difficult for computers.
  • This item is a game information page
It belongs to categories: Orthodox chess, 
It was last modified on: 2012-02-13
 Author: Hans L. Bodlaender. Inventor: Omar  Syed and Aamir  Syed. Arimaa. Board game playable with standard chess set, hard for computers. (8x8, Cells: 64)
  • This item is a Zillions-of-Games file
It belongs to categories: Orthodox chess, 
It was last modified on: 2001-04-23
 Author: Doug  Chatham. Inventor: Gerben  Dirksen. Atlantis Chess ZIP file. Instead of moving, a player may remove an square from the edges of the board.
  • This item is a game information page
It belongs to categories: Orthodox chess, 
It was last modified on: 2002-10-25
 Author: Hans L. Bodlaender. Inventor: Gerben  Dirksen. Atlantis Chess. Instead of moving, a player may remove an square from the edges of the board. (8x8, Cells: 64)
  • This item is a Java program
It belongs to categories: Orthodox chess, 
It was last modified on: 2001-01-01
 Author: Ed  Friedlander. Inventor: Gerben  Dirksen. Atlantis Chess. You may sink an edge square instead of moving a unit.

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  • 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. Eclipse Chess. Units in the eclipse zone cannot move or give check.
  • This item is a game information page
It belongs to categories: Orthodox chess, 
It was last modified on: 2000-01-19
 Inventor: Mitch  Martin. Edge ChessBROKEN LINK!. Pieces can stand on the edges of squares.
  • This item is a Zillions-of-Games file
It belongs to categories: Orthodox chess, 
It was last modified on: 2001-11-23
 Author: Robert  Price. Inventor: Mitch  Martin. Edge Chess ZIP file. Pieces can stand on the edges of squares.
  • This item is a game information page
It belongs to categories: Orthodox chess, 
It was last modified on: 2003-01-17
 By Robert J. Bell. Extended squares Chess. Some areas of adjacent squares of the board can be seen as one cell. (8x8, Cells: 64)

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  • This item is a game information page
It belongs to categories: Orthodox chess, 
It was last modified on: 2001-06-28
 By Ralph  Betza. Fifo Chess. Each square acts as a First-In-First-Out queue. (8x8, Cells: 64)
  • This item is a game information page
It belongs to categories: Orthodox chess, 
It was last modified on: 2002-11-14
 Author: Jörg  Knappen. Floßschach. Part of the board is a lake, where rafts can transport pieces. (8x8, Cells: 64)
  • This item is a game information page
It belongs to categories: Orthodox chess, 
It was last modified on: 2003-09-20
 By Ronald  Drinning. FortressThis item is a game information page
It belongs to categories: Orthodox chess, 
It was last modified on: 2003-09-20
 By Ronald  Drinning.. Die roll determines which type of piece is moved.
  • This item is a game information page
It belongs to categories: Orthodox chess, 
It was last modified on: 2009-01-22
 By Larry L. Smith. Four-Fold Chess. Missing description (16x16, Cells: 256)

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  • This item is a game information page
It belongs to categories: Orthodox chess, 
It was last modified on: 2005-08-30
 By David  Fisher. Gladiator Chess. Missing description (8x8, Cells: 64)
  • This item is a game information page
It belongs to categories: Orthodox chess, 
It was last modified on: 2003-01-17
 By Ralph  Betza. Greener Chess. The grass is always greener on the other side of the fence -- and your pieces are stronger there too. (8x8, Cells: 64)
  • This item is a Java program
It belongs to categories: Orthodox chess, 
It was last modified on: 2001-12-31
 Author: Ed  Friedlander. Inventor: Walter  Stead. Grid Chess. Always move to a different 4 by 4 square part of the board.
  • This item is a Zillions-of-Games file
It belongs to categories: Orthodox chess, 
It was last modified on: 2002-03-13
 Author: Robert  Price. Inventor: Walter  Stead. Grid Chess ZIP file. Always move to a different 4 by 4 square part of the board.
  • This item is a game information page
It belongs to categories: Orthodox chess, 
It was last modified on: 1996-02-09
 Author: Hans L. Bodlaender. Inventor: Walter  Stead. Grid Chess. Always move to a different 2 by 2 square part of the board. (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: Gustavo A. Vargas. Guschess ZIP file. Pieces can freely move in one of 38 areas on the board.
  • This item is a game information page
It belongs to categories: Orthodox chess, 
It was last modified on: 2001-03-26
 By Gustavo A. Vargas. Guschess. Pieces can freely move in one of 38 areas on the board. (8x8, Cells: 38)

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  • This item is a play-by-email page
It belongs to categories: Orthodox chess, 
It was last modified on: 2009-01-27
 Author: Nick  Wolff. Inventor: Charles  Gilman. Half Courier. Missing description
  • This item is a game information page
It belongs to categories: Orthodox chess, 
It was last modified on: 2008-05-11
 By Rich  Hutnik. Henry VIII Chess. This is a hybrid capture king-losing chess variant. (7x8, Cells: 56)
  • This item is a game information page
It belongs to categories: Orthodox chess, 
It was last modified on: 2005-02-04
 Author: Jack  Masters. Inventor: Simon  Vertigo. Hobgoblin Chess. Inchworm crowd-forming magnetic mutating lunar-hallway exploding-Pawn Chess; an extreme game. (8x8, Cells: 64)
  • This item is a Zillions-of-Games file
It belongs to categories: Orthodox chess, 
It was last modified on: 2001-08-08
 Author: Peter  Aronson. Inventor: Ted  Clancy. Home Columns Chess. A piece cannot be captured when in its 'home' column.
  • This item is a game information page
It belongs to categories: Orthodox chess, 
It was last modified on: 2006-07-17
 By Gary K. Gifford. House of Mirrors Chess. Mirrors and reflective pieces add interesting twists to strategy by making pieces appear in 2 or 3 places at the same time. (8x8, Cells: 87)
  • This item is a Zillions-of-Games file
It belongs to categories: Orthodox chess, 
It was last modified on: 2009-04-30
 By Yu  Ren Dong. Huntsman Chess ZIP file. Missing description
  • This item is a game information page
It belongs to categories: Orthodox chess, 
It was last modified on: 2009-04-30
 By Yu  Ren Dong. Huntsman Chess. Missing description (9x9, Cells: 80)
  • This item is a Zillions-of-Games file
It belongs to categories: Orthodox chess, 
It was last modified on: 2001-01-04
 Author: Marek14  . Hydrant Chess ZIP file. Special rules govern how pieces move between four quadrants of the board.

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  • This item is a Java program
It belongs to categories: Orthodox chess, 
It was last modified on: 2001-12-31
 Author: Ed  Friedlander. Inventor: Köksal  Karakus. Ice Age Chess. Blocks of ice cover the board at intervals.
  • This item is a game information page
It belongs to categories: Orthodox chess, 
It was last modified on: 2000-02-10
 By Köksal  Karakus. Ice Age Chess. Every 20th move, the board freezes and ice cubes appear on almost every empty square. (8x8, Cells: 64)
  • This item is a game information page
It belongs to categories: Orthodox chess, 
It was last modified on: 2008-10-26
 By Gary K. Gifford. Indistinguishable Chess. Player pieces indistinguishable from each other. Board squares are indistinguishable. (8x8, Cells: 64)
  • This item is a play-by-email page
It belongs to categories: Orthodox chess, 
It was last modified on: 2008-10-26
 By Gary K. Gifford. Indistinguishable Chess. All pawns and pieces appear the same in color and size, for both sides. The board has no 'dark' squares.
  • This item is a Zillions-of-Games file
It belongs to categories: Orthodox chess, 
It was last modified on: 2003-05-13
 By Karl  Scherer. Island ChessThis item is a Zillions-of-Games file
It belongs to categories: Orthodox chess, 
It was last modified on: 2003-05-13
 By Karl  Scherer.. Some connections between squares are missing.

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  • This item is a Java program
It belongs to categories: Orthodox chess, 
It was last modified on: 2001-12-31
 Author: Ed  Friedlander. Inventor: Karl  Schulz. Joyful Chess. One special square enhances a piece's powers, the other diminishes them.

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  • 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. Levitating Kings. Kings can levitate orthagonally or diagonally over a line of friendly pieces. (8x8, Cells: 64)
  • This item is a play-by-email page
It belongs to categories: Orthodox chess, 
It was last modified on: 2009-01-28
 Author: Nick  Wolff. Inventor: Jared B. McComb. Little Trio. Missing description
  • This item is a Java program
It belongs to categories: Orthodox chess, 
It was last modified on: 2001-01-01
 Author: Ed  Friedlander. Inventor: Bruce  Zimov. Lumberjack. Pieces move according to their current column.
  • 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: Bruce  Zimov. Lumberjack. Pieces move depending on the column they are on. (8x8, Cells: 64)

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  • This item is a game information page
It belongs to categories: Orthodox chess, 
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)
  • This item is a Java program
It belongs to categories: Orthodox chess, 
It was last modified on: 2002-08-29
 Author: Ed  Friedlander. Inventor: David B. Pritchard. No Entry Chess. Bar the opponent's access to one square after each of your moves.
  • This item is a game information page
It belongs to categories: Orthodox chess, 
It was last modified on: 2006-10-28
 By Calvin Jack Pomerantz. No-Retreating Chess. A varient where you can't retreat until you get to the last rank. (8x8, Cells: 64)
  • This item is a game information page
It belongs to categories: Orthodox chess, 
It was last modified on: 2013-03-11
 By Mark  Simpson. Noble WingS Chess. Missing description (8x8, Cells: 64)
  • This item is a game information page
It belongs to categories: Orthodox chess, 
It was last modified on: 2014-02-22
 By Daniil  Frolov. Not-so colorbound cylindrical chess. Game only with pieces, that would be colorbound on normal board. (7x8, Cells: 56)
  • This item is a Java program
It belongs to categories: Orthodox chess, 
It was last modified on: 2001-01-01
 Author: Ed  Friedlander. Inventor: Philip M. Cohen. Null Chess. Squares on which captures have taken place can no longer be visited.
  • This item is a game information page
It belongs to categories: Orthodox chess, 
It was last modified on: 2020-04-26
 Author: Ben M Reiniger. Inventor: Philip M. Cohen. Null chess. Capture squares are destroyed when vacated.

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  • This item is a game information page
It belongs to categories: Orthodox chess, 
It was last modified on: 2015-06-07
 By martin  rinab. ObstructionChess. A new chess variant designed to challenge old strategies and improve your chess play with logical and organic obstructions. (8x8, Cells: 64)
  • This item is a game information page
It belongs to categories: Orthodox chess, 
It was last modified on: 2003-09-20
 By Ronald  Drinning. Off Board Chess PiecesThis item is a game information page
It belongs to categories: Orthodox chess, 
It was last modified on: 2003-09-20
 By Ronald  Drinning.. Die roll determines which type of piece is moved.
  • This item is a game information page
It belongs to categories: Orthodox chess, 
It was last modified on: 2020-05-17
 By Daniel  Lee. Orda Chess. Asymmetric variant where one army has pieces that move like knights but capture differently.

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  • This item is a game information page
It belongs to categories: Orthodox chess, 
It was last modified on: 2015-08-05
 By Persian  Chess. Persian Chess. Persian Chess is a citadel 9x9 game.
  • This item is a game information page
It belongs to categories: Orthodox chess, 
It was last modified on: 2002-08-24
 By Peter  Aronson. PieceEater Chess. Yet another game with an indestructible randomly-wandering neutral piece. (8x8, Cells: 64)
  • This item is a Zillions-of-Games file
It belongs to categories: Orthodox chess, 
It was last modified on: 2002-08-24
 By Peter  Aronson. PieceEater Chess ZIP file. Yet another game with an indestructible randomly-wandering neutral piece.
  • This item is a game information page
It belongs to categories: Orthodox chess, 
It was last modified on: 2003-02-28
 By Ralph  Betza. Pied Color Chess. Oh no! All the colors on the board have been scrambled -- however will the pieces move? (8x8, Cells: 64)
  • This item is a game information page
It belongs to categories: Orthodox chess, 
It was last modified on: 2007-03-06
 Author: Abdul-Rahman  Sibahi. Inventor: Grant  Cairns. Pillow ChessThis item is a game information page
It belongs to categories: Orthodox chess, 
It was last modified on: 2007-03-06
 Author: Abdul-Rahman  Sibahi. Inventor: Grant  Cairns. Adobe Acrobat file. Chess on a Pillow-shaped board.
  • This item is a Java program
It belongs to categories: Orthodox chess, 
It was last modified on: 2008-12-22
 Author: Ed  Friedlander. Inventor: W. H. Rawlings. Plaid Chess. Progressive Grid chess.
  • This item is a game information page
It belongs to categories: Orthodox chess, 
It was last modified on: 2001-10-27
 By Robert  Price. Platform Chess. Pieces move normally or ride on 2x2 platforms that move themselves. (8x8, Cells: 64)
  • This item is a Zillions-of-Games file
It belongs to categories: Orthodox chess, 
It was last modified on: 2001-10-27
 By Robert  Price. Platform Chess ZIP file. Pieces move normally or ride on 2x2 platforms that move themselves.
  • This item is a play-by-email page
It belongs to categories: Orthodox chess, 
It was last modified on: 2004-03-17
 Author: Tony  Quintanilla and Fergus  Duniho. Inventor: Michael  Nelson. Pocket Mutation Chess. Take one of your pieces off the board, maybe change it, keep it in reserve, and drop it on the board later.
  • This item is a Zillions-of-Games file
It belongs to categories: Orthodox chess, 
It was last modified on: 2003-09-13
 By Michael  Nelson. Pocket Mutation Chess ZIP file. Take one of your pieces off the board, maybe change it, keep it in reserve, and drop it on the board later.
  • This item is a game information page
It belongs to categories: Orthodox chess, 
It was last modified on: 2003-09-13
 By Michael  Nelson. Pocket Mutation Chess. Take one of your pieces off the board, maybe change it, keep it in reserve, and drop it on the board later. (8x8, Cells: 64) (Recognized!)
  • This item is a game information page
It belongs to categories: Orthodox chess, 
It was last modified on: 2003-02-07
 By Ralph  Betza. Poker Chess. Squares contain cards, and players win by forming poker hands with the cards on the squares occupied by their pieces. (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: 2001-10-25
 Author: Peter  Spicer and Michael  Chamberlain. Inventor: Peter  Spicer. Pot-Hole Chess. Game where pot-holes open up on the board at random times. (8x8, Cells: 64)
  • This item is a game information page
It belongs to categories: Orthodox chess, 
It was last modified on: 2008-06-21
 By Jose  Carrillo. Prime.Ministers Contemporary Random Chess. Missing description (8x8, Cells: 64)
  • This item is a game information page
It belongs to categories: Orthodox chess, 
It was last modified on: 2003-09-20
 By Ronald  Drinning. PrisonersThis item is a game information page
It belongs to categories: Orthodox chess, 
It was last modified on: 2003-09-20
 By Ronald  Drinning.. Die roll determines which type of piece is moved.

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  • This item is a Zillions-of-Games file
It belongs to categories: Orthodox chess, 
It was last modified on: 2003-10-26
 By Marcello  Netto. R-Chess This item is a Zillions-of-Games file
It belongs to categories: Orthodox chess, 
It was last modified on: 2003-10-26
 By Marcello  Netto.. Captured pieces are held in reserve and then dropped.
  • This item is a game information page
It belongs to categories: Orthodox chess, 
It was last modified on: 1997-00-00
 By Ralph  Betza. Race Chess. On a circular board where white and black pawns move in the same direction. (8x8, Cells: 64)
  • This item is a game information page
It belongs to categories: Orthodox chess, 
It was last modified on: 2002-11-14
 Author: Jörg  Knappen. Raft Chess. Part of the board is a lake, where rafts can transport pieces. (8x8, Cells: 64)
  • This item is a Zillions-of-Games file
It belongs to categories: Orthodox chess, 
It was last modified on: 2003-02-10
Rainbows, Chess on theThis item is a Zillions-of-Games file
It belongs to categories: Orthodox chess, 
It was last modified on: 2003-02-10
. Players must retain a piece on all 6 colors of a 6-color board.
  • This item is a game information page
It belongs to categories: Orthodox chess, 
It was last modified on: 2015-12-29
 By George William Duke. Rank and File Chess. Move from Most Crowded Row. (8x8, Cells: 64)
  • This item is a game information page
It belongs to categories: Orthodox chess, 
It was last modified on: 2002-10-30
 By Edward  Jackman. Realm chess. Board is divided into realms and multiple pieces can move into and out of a realm in one turn. (8x8, Cells: 64)
  • This item is a game information page
It belongs to categories: Orthodox chess, 
It was last modified on: 2012-11-03
 By (zzo38) A.  Black. Recapturable Chess. Captured pieces belong to other player and then removed permanently. (8x8, Cells: 64)
  • This item is a Zillions-of-Games file
It belongs to categories: Orthodox chess, 
It was last modified on: 2001-09-08
 Author: Robert  Price. Inventor: Kevin  Whyte. Relativistic Chess. Squares attacked by the opponent are considered not to exist.
  • 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: Kevin  Whyte. Relativistic Chess. Squares attacked by the opponent are considered not to exist. (8x8, Cells: 64)
  • This item is a game information page
It belongs to categories: Orthodox chess, 
It was last modified on: 2001-05-31
 By Ralph  Betza. Rental Chess. You must pay rent for the squares where your pieces are: centre squares are more expensive. (8x8, Cells: 64)
  • This item is a game information page
It belongs to categories: Orthodox chess, 
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)
  • This item is a Java program
It belongs to categories: Orthodox chess, 
It was last modified on: 2008-12-22
 Author: Ed  Friedlander. Rotation Chess. Every ten turns, you switch and play the other player's units.
  • 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. Rotation Chess. Every 10th move, the board is turned around. (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: Gary K. Gifford. Royal Magician Chess. Missing description
  • This item is a game information page
It belongs to categories: Orthodox chess, 
It was last modified on: 2006-05-22
 By Gary K. Gifford. Royal Magician's Chess. Missing description (8x8, Cells: 64)
  • This item is a play-by-email page
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!
  • This item is a Java program
It belongs to categories: Orthodox chess, 
It was last modified on: 2001-12-31
 Author: Ed  Friedlander. Inventor: Adam  Norberg. Rubble Chess. Pieces must clear out unoccupied squares before they can move through them.
  • This item is a Zillions-of-Games file
It belongs to categories: Orthodox chess, 
It was last modified on: 2001-08-25
 Author: Peter  Aronson. Inventor: Adam  Norberg. Rubble Chess ZIP file. Pieces must clear out unoccupied squares before they can move through them.
  • This item is a game information page
It belongs to categories: Orthodox chess, 
It was last modified on: 2001-11-07
 By Adam  Norberg. Rubble Chess. Pieces must clear out unoccupied squares before they can move through them. (8x8, Cells: 64)

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  • This item is a game information page
It belongs to categories: Orthodox chess, 
It was last modified on: 2019-03-14
 By Karen  Robinson. Safe Passage. Move pieces to opposite side without putting pieces in danger of capture.
  • This item is a game information page
It belongs to categories: Orthodox chess, 
It was last modified on: 2003-02-22
 By Ralph  Betza. Secret Agent Chess. Each player chooses one opposing minor piece to be a secret agent. (8x8, Cells: 64)
  • This item is a game information page
It belongs to categories: Orthodox chess, 
It was last modified on: 2017-04-23
 By JT  K. Share Squares. AKA "Three's a Crowd".
  • This item is a game information page
It belongs to categories: Orthodox chess, 
It was last modified on: 2016-11-25
 By Gary K. Gifford. Shatar, Old 1 Hia. Old Shatar with one Hia. (8x8, Cells: 64)
  • This item is a game information page
It belongs to categories: Orthodox chess, 
It was last modified on: 2020-05-17
 By Daniel  Lee. Shogun Chess. Pieces promote and can be dropped, similar to Shogi.
  • This item is a game information page
It belongs to categories: Orthodox chess, 
It was last modified on: 1996-06-14
 Author: Pepijn  van Erp and Hans L. Bodlaender. Shrink Chess. The board is shrinking. (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. Shrink Chess. Emptied rows and columns vanish permanently.
  • This item is a Java program
It belongs to categories: Orthodox chess, 
It was last modified on: 2008-12-22
 Author: Ed  Friedlander. Shrink Chess II. Emptied edge rows and edge columns vanish permanently.
  • This item is a play-by-email page
It belongs to categories: Orthodox chess, 
It was last modified on: 2008-09-18
 By Rich  Hutnik. Simpleton's Chess Preset. This is an even simplier version of Simplified Chess.
  • This item is a game information page
It belongs to categories: Orthodox chess, 
It was last modified on: 2008-05-07
 By John Kipling Lewis. Simplified Chess. Missing description (8x7, Cells: 56)
  • This item is a game information page
It belongs to categories: Orthodox chess, 
It was last modified on: 2016-08-04
 By Aric  . Singularity Chess. A fixed and fully notated form of singularity chess.
  • This item is a Zillions-of-Games file
It belongs to categories: Orthodox chess, 
It was last modified on: 2007-01-12
 By Francisco  Marzoa. Skandaran ChessThis item is a Zillions-of-Games file
It belongs to categories: Orthodox chess, 
It was last modified on: 2007-01-12
 By Francisco  Marzoa.. Download Skandaran Chess at Zillions Website.
  • This item is a game information page
It belongs to categories: Orthodox chess, 
It was last modified on: 2008-05-10
 By Rich  Hutnik. Skirmish56 Chess. This is Skirmish Chess on an Simplified Chess board. (7x8, Cells: 46)
  • This item is a play-by-email page
It belongs to categories: Orthodox chess, 
It was last modified on: 2006-10-01
 Author: Abdul-Rahman  Sibahi. Inventor: Vernon Rylands Parton. Smaller Alice Chess. Missing description
  • This item is a play-by-email page
It belongs to categories: Orthodox chess, 
It was last modified on: 2001-01-01
 Author: Fergus  Duniho. Inventor: Jianying  Ji. Spacious Torus Chess. Toroidal 8 x 8 using "spacious" FIDE pieces which require the next square beyond to be empty to either move or capture.
  • This item is a game information page
It belongs to categories: Orthodox chess, 
It was last modified on: 2001-11-11
 By Jianying  Ji. Spacious Torus Chess. Chess on a toroidal board, using Ralph Betza's spacious pieces. (8x8, Cells: 64)
  • This item is a Zillions-of-Games file
It belongs to categories: Orthodox chess, 
It was last modified on: 2001-11-18
 By Jianying  Ji. Spacious Torus Chess ZIP file. Chess on a toroidal board, using Ralph Betza's spacious pieces.
  • This item is a game information page
It belongs to categories: Orthodox chess, 
It was last modified on: 2001-01-04
 Author: Alessandro  Castelli. Inventor: Don  Miller. Spherical chess. Sides of the board are considered to be connected to form a sphere. (8x8, Cells: 64)
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It belongs to categories: Orthodox chess, 
It was last modified on: 2001-01-04
 By Christan  Hupp. Squarcle Chess. Orthogonal pieces travel in square loops, diagonal pieces reflect. (8x8, Cells: 64)
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It was last modified on: 2001-01-04
 Author: Fergus  Duniho. Inventor: Christan  Hupp. Squarcle Chess ZIP file. Orthogonal pieces travel in square loops, diagonal pieces reflect.
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It was last modified on: 2019-07-06
 By Prussia  General. StrataChess v1.0. separate Strategic and Tactical gameplay. 2-6 players. Element of Chance. Terrain. Build your own armies.
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It was last modified on: 2005-10-09
 By John Kipling Lewis. Strate-Go Chess. Missing description (8x8, Cells: 64)
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It was last modified on: 2003-01-05
 By Robert  Atkinson. Suicide Void Chess. Variant of Suicide Chess. A piece creating a void in the board is moved after each capture. (8x8, Cells: 64)

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It was last modified on: 2003-09-20
 By Ronald  Drinning. Terrain ChessThis item is a game information page
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It was last modified on: 2003-09-20
 By Ronald  Drinning.. Die roll determines which type of piece is moved.
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It was last modified on: 2004-05-01
 By Ronald  Drinning. Terrain Chess. Roll dice to create impassable squares. (8x8, Cells: 64)
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It was last modified on: 2003-12-14
 By Tony  Quintanilla. Tiled Squares Chess. Play this game, where you drop tiles to create the board as you play!
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It was last modified on: 2003-07-18
 By Tony  Quintanilla. Tiled Squares Chess. Drop tiles to create the board as you play. (8x8, Cells: 64)
  • This item is a Zillions-of-Games file
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It was last modified on: 2003-07-18
 By Tony  Quintanilla. Tiled Squares Chess ZIP file. Drop tiles to create the board as you play.
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It was last modified on: 2002-02-07
 By Ralph  Betza. Tingles, Bumps, and Punches. A set of variants on cylindrical and toroidal boards featuring a peace bump between the top and bottom of the board. (8x8, Cells: 64)
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It was last modified on: 2001-01-04
 Author: Andrew  Juell. Inventor: Alberto  Monteiro. Topologies Chess ZIP file. Chess on a Cylindrical board, on a Toroidal Board, on a Mobius Strip and on a Klein Bottle.
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It was last modified on: 2004-06-30
 By Karl  Fischer. Torus Chess on a Standard Board. Torus Chess on a standard board with a unique setup. (8x8, Cells: 64)
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It was last modified on: 1996-00-00
 By Ralph  Betza. Trapdoor Chess. Pieces fall through the board if they stand still too long. (8x8, Cells: 64)
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It was last modified on: 2003-10-12
 By Ken  Franklin. Trek71 Chess This item is a Zillions-of-Games file
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It was last modified on: 2003-10-12
 By Ken  Franklin.. All pieces on the lefthand-side are shown as black, but do not change owners, and vise-versa.
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It was last modified on: 2002-04-08
 By Adam  Norberg. Tron Chess. Every square passed by the queen creates a wall that hinders movement. (8x8, Cells: 64)
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It was last modified on: 2003-05-23
 By Ralph  Betza. Twinkie Danger Chess. Game on two initially unliked boards where each turn you add or drop a link. (8x8, Cells: 64)

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It was last modified on: 2017-01-24
 By Nick  Wolff. Wild Kingdom. Armies of animals, each armed with unique movement and abilities, battle over control of the Wild Kingdom! (10x10, Cells: 100)
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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: 2015-09-08
 By George William Duke. Wizard of Oz Octal Chess. Based on Baum book and 1939 film. (8x8, Cells: 64)
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It was last modified on: 2018-10-28
 By Fergus  Duniho. Wormhole Chess. When a piece leaves a square, it `folds' together. (8x8, Cells: 64)

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It was last modified on: 2002-11-20
 By Ralph  Betza. Zero Relay Chess. Pieces can occcupy the same square and then relay their powers to each other. (8x8, Cells: 64)
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It was last modified on: 2004-10-30
 Author: Roberto  Lavieri and Tony  Quintanilla. Inventor: Roberto  Lavieri. Zone X. Chess with a special central Zone, a new piece, and new moves.
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 By Roberto  Lavieri. Zone X. Chess with a special central Zone, a new piece, and new moves. (8x8, Cells: 64)
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It was last modified on: 2004-10-30
 By Roberto  Lavieri. Zone X ZIP file. Chess with a special central Zone, a new piece, and new moves.


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