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It belongs to categories: Orthodox chess, 
It was last modified on: 2007-12-23
 By (zzo38) A.  Black. 123456 Chess. Uses 2 dices for each player and 2 checkers for each player, in addition to normal chess pieces. (8x8, Cells: 64)

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It belongs to categories: Orthodox chess, 
It was last modified on: 2001-09-29
 Author: Hans L. Bodlaender. Absolute checkless chess. No piece may cross a square where it gives check. (8x8, Cells: 64)
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It belongs to categories: Orthodox chess, 
It was last modified on: 2008-08-07
 By M  Winther. Accessory ChessThis item is a game information page
It belongs to categories: Orthodox chess, 
It was last modified on: 2008-08-07
 By M  Winther.. A drop variant with one or two external pieces per player (many to choose from). Zillions (zrf) program available.
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It belongs to categories: Orthodox chess, 
It was last modified on: 2007-09-18
 By M  Winther. Adjutant ChessBROKEN LINK!. Introducing the Adjutant that can slide like a queen, but on the same square colour only (with zrf).
  • This item is a game information page
It belongs to categories: Orthodox chess, 
It was last modified on: 2009-12-06
 By Jose  Carrillo. Ajax Orthodox Chess. Orthodox Chess with Ajax-Chessmen, and droping Ajax-Ministers. (8x8, Cells: 64)
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It belongs to categories: Orthodox chess, 
It was last modified on: 2009-11-29
 By Jose  Carrillo. Ajax Random Chess. Pseudo-Fischer Random Chess with Ajax-Chessmen, and droping Ajax-Ministers. (8x8, Cells: 64)
  • This item is a game information page
It belongs to categories: Orthodox chess, 
It was last modified on: 2017-11-04
 By Daniel Robert MacDuff. Aldress. A flight of fancy into the alternate history of chess.
  • This item is a game information page
It belongs to categories: Orthodox chess, 
It was last modified on: 2007-04-18
 By M  Winther. Alternative ChessBROKEN LINK!. A drop variant with one single external piece per player (many to choose from). Zillions (zrf) program available.
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It belongs to categories: Orthodox chess, 
It was last modified on: 2000-07-30
 By Jeff  Kiska. Arena Chess. 32-turn variant in which pieces must initially move into a special area, and then always make capturing moves.
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It belongs to categories: Orthodox chess, 
It was last modified on: 2010-05-14
 By Claudio Martins  Jaguaribe. Armamentist Race Chess. Missing description (10x12, Cells: 116)

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  • This item is a game information page
It belongs to categories: Orthodox chess, 
It was last modified on: 2010-12-19
 By John  Smith. Calorie Chess. Pieces have a limited amount of calories to move with, and have resorted to cannibalism! (8x8, Cells: 64)
  • This item is a game information page
It belongs to categories: Orthodox chess, 
It was last modified on: 2005-02-02
Cerimon Chess. Recover pieces by checking with a like piece. (8x8, Cells: 64)
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It belongs to categories: Orthodox chess, 
It was last modified on: 2002-04-04
 By Francois  Tremblay. Chain of Fools. Game with a Chess set where the goal is form chains of defended pieces. (8x8, Cells: 64)
  • This item is a game information page
It belongs to categories: Orthodox chess, 
It was last modified on: 2001-09-29
 By Sergey  Sirotkin. Chameleon Chess. On each turn the rank of the moved piece changes.
  • This item is a game information page
It belongs to categories: Orthodox chess, 
It was last modified on: 2002-08-11
 Inventor: Ron  Kensek. ChaosThis item is a game information page
It belongs to categories: Orthodox chess, 
It was last modified on: 2002-08-11
 Inventor: Ron  Kensek.. A strange Chess variant designed to baffle onlookers.
  • This item is a game information page
It belongs to categories: Orthodox chess, 
It was last modified on: 2014-03-17
 By Patrik  Hedman. Chaotic Chess. Missing description (8x8, Cells: 64)
  • This item is a game information page
It belongs to categories: Orthodox chess, 
It was last modified on: 2019-01-30
 By Paul Thierry  TESSA. CHECK 11. 11 different original factions, chosen secretly, each with extra powers when few pieces remain.
  • 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. Checkless Chess. No piece may cross a square where it gives check. (8x8, Cells: 64)
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It belongs to categories: Orthodox chess, 
It was last modified on: 2001-10-16
 Author: João Pedro Neto. Inventor: João Pedro Neto and Claude  Chaunier. Chess And Physics. Taken pieces leave energy on the board that can be transformed into `mass': pieces.
  • This item is a game information page
It belongs to categories: Orthodox chess, 
It was last modified on: 2001-01-04
 Author: Jouni  Tolonen. Chess and Xiangqi Variants. Variants from the Shakki-77 group.
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It belongs to categories: Orthodox chess, 
It was last modified on: 2009-06-25
 By Yu  Ren Dong. Chess with Different Periods. Missing description (6x6, Cells: 36)
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It belongs to categories: Orthodox chess, 
It was last modified on: 2011-04-15
 By (zzo38) A.  Black. Chess with wickets. The wicket is behind the King's 1. (8x8, Cells: 66)
  • 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 game information page
It belongs to categories: Orthodox chess, 
It was last modified on: 2001-01-04
 Author: Hans L. Bodlaender. Inventor: Fred  Galvin. Choice chess. Propose five moves and your opponent selects one for you. (8x8, Cells: 64)
  • This item is a game information page
It belongs to categories: Orthodox chess, 
It was last modified on: 2001-09-29
 By Jim  Aikin. Clairvoyant Chess. Players predict what opponent will do to gain advantages.
  • This item is a game information page
It belongs to categories: Orthodox chess, 
It was last modified on: 2004-03-25
 By Fergus  Duniho. Clockwork Orange Chess. Captured pieces are replaced with non-capturing counterparts. (8x8, Cells: 64)
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It belongs to categories: Orthodox chess, 
It was last modified on: 2001-01-04
 By John  Garwood. Combat Chess II. A wargame-like chess variant. (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: Fred  Galvin. Compromise Chess. Propose five moves and your opponent selects one for you. (8x8, Cells: 64)
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It belongs to categories: Orthodox chess, 
It was last modified on: 2015-08-12
 By Daniel Robert MacDuff. Consider the Bishop.... A Game of Curiosity and Etiquette. (8x8, Cells: 64)
  • This item is a game information page
It belongs to categories: Orthodox chess, 
It was last modified on: 2002-10-30
 Author: Karl  Kristianson. Construction. Chess pieces are modelled after construction vehicles. (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: Alessandro  Castelli. Inventor: Ralph  Betza. Conversion Chess. A co-chess variant. (8x8, Cells: 64)
  • This item is a game information page
It belongs to categories: Orthodox chess, 
It was last modified on: 2001-01-04
 By Rich  Hutnik. Corner Chess. Two or four player chess variant on 8 by 8 board with pieces starting in the corners. (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. Crazy Lightning Chess. Speed chess combined with an umpire calling out random rule changes.
  • This item is a game information page
It belongs to categories: Orthodox chess, 
It was last modified on: 1996-01-15
 By Ralph  Betza. csipgs Chess. Design and buy new chess pieces during play. (8x8, Cells: 64)
  • 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)

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  • 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: 2014-03-18
 By (zzo38) A.  Black. Dice-Money Chess. Earn money if you do what is written on the dice. (8x8, Cells: 64)
  • This item is a game information page
It belongs to categories: Orthodox chess, 
It was last modified on: 2001-03-01
 By João Pedro Neto. Diplomacy chess. Simultaneously selected moves are only carried out when they do not conflict.
  • 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 game information page
It belongs to categories: Orthodox chess, 
It was last modified on: 2016-03-14
 By Daniel Robert MacDuff. Drunken Fist Chess. Alternate between choosing and randomly selecting a move. (8x8, Cells: 64)
  • This item is a game information page
It belongs to categories: Orthodox chess, 
It was last modified on: 2001-03-01
 Author: Edward  Jackman. Dynamic Chess. Pieces move like closest piece left on the same rank.

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It belongs to categories: Orthodox chess, 
It was last modified on: 2002-08-04
 By Tomas  Forsman. Gambler's Chess. A scheme for adding betting to any Chess variant.
  • This item is a game information page
It belongs to categories: Orthodox chess, 
It was last modified on: 2002-05-11
 By Ralph  Betza. The Game of Nemoroth. For the sake of your sanity, do not read this variant! (8x8, Cells: 64)
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It belongs to categories: Orthodox chess, 
It was last modified on: 2009-05-04
 By Simon Edward Jepps. Ganeshan Chess. Introducing a new Elephant piece known as (the) Ganapati. (10x10, Cells: 100)

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It belongs to categories: Orthodox chess, 
It was last modified on: 2006-03-07
 By Stephane  Burkhart. Haunted Chess. Missing description (8x8, Cells: 64)
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It belongs to categories: Orthodox chess, 
It was last modified on: 2005-12-11
 By (zzo38) A.  Black. Hero's Chess. A chess with very different pieces. (8x8, Cells: 64)
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It belongs to categories: Orthodox chess, 
It was last modified on: 2005-05-15
 Author: John  Ayer. Inventor:   _unknown. Hindustani Chess. 19th century Indian game. (8x8, Cells: 64)
  • 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)
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It belongs to categories: Orthodox chess, 
It was last modified on: 2005-05-17
Hybrids. Standard pieces combine and split. (8x8, Cells: 64)

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It belongs to categories: Orthodox chess, 
It was last modified on: 2008-03-25
 By Rich  Hutnik. IAGO Chess System. http://abstractgamers.org/wiki/iago-chess. (8x8, Cells: 64)
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It belongs to categories: Orthodox chess, 
It was last modified on: 2001-09-29
 By Sergey  Sirotkin. Imitating Chess. Pieces move as the last moved piece.
  • This item is a game information page
It belongs to categories: Orthodox chess, 
It was last modified on: 2003-10-31
 Author: Laila W. Stefan and Andrew  Newman. Inventor: Laila W. Stefan. Imposter Chess This item is a game information page
It belongs to categories: Orthodox chess, 
It was last modified on: 2003-10-31
 Author: Laila W. Stefan and Andrew  Newman. Inventor: Laila W. Stefan.. Exchange captured pieces in order to move Kings in different ways.
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It belongs to categories: Orthodox chess, 
It was last modified on: 2001-03-01
 Author: João Pedro Neto. Inventor: Claude  Chaunier. Inertia Chess. Pieces continue to move in the same direction.
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It belongs to categories: Orthodox chess, 
It was last modified on: 2002-01-26
 By Peter  Aronson. Interweave. Game with elements of Checkers and Ultima where all pieces are colorbound and only capture pieces on the other color. (8x8, Cells: 64)
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It belongs to categories: Orthodox chess, 
It was last modified on: 2008-11-03
 By (zzo38) A.  Black. Invisible King Chess. Opponent can't see where you moved your king to. (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: 2010-02-10
 Author: Simon Edward Jepps. Jester ChessThis item is a game information page
It belongs to categories: Orthodox chess, 
It was last modified on: 2010-02-10
 Author: Simon Edward Jepps.. The Jester is an 'anon' piece but similar to the 'Fool' - beautiful commercial wooden sets - a must have!
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It belongs to categories: Orthodox chess, 
It was last modified on: 2012-11-27
 By (zzo38) A.  Black. Journalist's Chess. Journalist is movable to any position but no capture. (8x8, Cells: 64)

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It belongs to categories: Orthodox chess, 
It was last modified on: 2003-04-10
 By Ralph  Betza. Lag Chess. The last move made by your opponent is not known to you. (8x8, Cells: 64)
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It belongs to categories: Orthodox chess, 
It was last modified on: 2005-09-26
 By Stan  Druben. Lancelot. Missing description (8x8, Cells: 64)
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It belongs to categories: Orthodox chess, 
It was last modified on: 2008-06-16
 By John Kipling Lewis. Lao Tzu Chess. www.schemingmind.com. (8x8, Cells: 64)
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It belongs to categories: Orthodox chess, 
It was last modified on: 2001-03-01
 Author: Fabio  Forzoni. Inventor: Alessandro  Castelli. Liars Chess. You may lie about the move you have made.
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It belongs to categories: Orthodox chess, 
It was last modified on: 2016-01-06
 By Daniel Robert MacDuff. Lifeform Chess. Instead of individual units, pieces are parts of the body of a giant animal. (8x8, Cells: 64)
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It belongs to categories: Orthodox chess, 
It was last modified on: 2009-08-27
 By Larry L. Smith. LiQi. Very Strong Chess. (8x8, Cells: 64)
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It belongs to categories: Orthodox chess, 
It was last modified on: 2013-08-10
 By Daniel Robert MacDuff. Liquid Chess. Missing description
  • This item is a game information page
It belongs to categories: Orthodox chess, 
It was last modified on: 2010-05-18
 By Yu  Ren Dong. Locusts. Simple chess variant with only two set of pieces on each army. (12x12, Cells: 144)

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It belongs to categories: Orthodox chess, 
It was last modified on: 2002-05-11
 By Ralph  Betza. Nemoroth, The Game of. For the sake of your sanity, do not read this variant! (8x8, Cells: 64)
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It belongs to categories: Orthodox chess, 
It was last modified on: 2016-02-08
 By Charles  Gilman. Neutral Subject Chess. Most pieces start neutral, and players compete to recruit them. (8x8, Cells: 64)
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It belongs to categories: Orthodox chess, 
It was last modified on: 2007-01-30
 By Andy  Maxson. new age chess. a game played with the same board and set but with different rules. (8x8, Cells: 64)
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It belongs to categories: Orthodox chess, 
It was last modified on: 2018-07-15
 By Charles  Gilman. Nietzsche Chess. That which does not capture a piece, makes it stronger. (8x8, Cells: 64)
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It belongs to categories: Orthodox chess, 
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 belongs to categories: Orthodox chess, 
It was last modified on: 2002-10-14
 Author: Zoltan  Blazsik and Hans L. Bodlaender. Inventor: Zoltan  Blazsik. No-Chess. Forbid one move to your opponent each turn. (8x8, Cells: 64)
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It belongs to categories: Orthodox chess, 
It was last modified on: 2014-03-18
 By Patrik  Hedman. Noli Me Tangere Chess. Missing description (10x10, Cells: 100)

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  • This item is a game information page
It belongs to categories: Orthodox chess, 
It was last modified on: 2017-01-24
 By realityreaper989. Quadaptation. Use commanders to recruit better pieces. Capture your opponents commander and they lose.
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It belongs to categories: Orthodox chess, 
It was last modified on: 2017-03-25
 By tilera  Ley. Quark Chess. Missing description
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It belongs to categories: Orthodox chess, 
It was last modified on: 2014-03-17
 By Patrik  Hedman. Quarter Chess. Missing description (8x8, Cells: 64)

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It belongs to categories: Orthodox chess, 
It was last modified on: 1996-00-00
 By Ralph  Betza. Taxi Chess. Pay for moves: long moves are expensive.
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It belongs to categories: Orthodox chess, 
It was last modified on: 2001-04-10
 By Fergus  Duniho. Thunder Chess. A hybrid of Metamorph Chess, Fusion Chess, and Assimilation Chess. (8x8x64)
  • This item is a game information page
It belongs to categories: Orthodox chess, 
It was last modified on: 1996-00-00
 By Ralph  Betza. Tilting the Balance. Players can set off an atomic bomb.
  • This item is a game information page
It belongs to categories: Orthodox chess, 
It was last modified on: 2002-11-28
 By Danny  Purvis. Time Traveler's ChessThis item is a game information page
It belongs to categories: Orthodox chess, 
It was last modified on: 2002-11-28
 By Danny  Purvis.. Chess pieces may travel backwards in time.
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It belongs to categories: Orthodox chess, 
It was last modified on: 2015-10-01
 By Brady  . Trade Chess. Captured pieces can be dropped, with restrictions. (8x8, Cells: 64)
  • This item is a game information page
It belongs to categories: Orthodox chess, 
It was last modified on: 2006-01-18
 By Roberto  Lavieri. The Travelers. Missing description (9x9, Cells: 81)
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It belongs to categories: Orthodox chess, 
It was last modified on: 2005-06-06
 Author: Onno  Garms. Troja. Commercially sold game where pieces can be stacked. (8x8, Cells: 64)
  • This item is a game information page
It belongs to categories: Orthodox chess, 
It was last modified on: 2001-01-04
 By Ethan  Hunt. Turnstyle. Four player chess variant using a normal chess set.
  • 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.

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It belongs to categories: Orthodox chess, 
It was last modified on: 2005-01-08
 Inventor: Javier Ignacio Lizarzaburu. XYMYXThis item is a game information page
It belongs to categories: Orthodox chess, 
It was last modified on: 2005-01-08
 Inventor: Javier Ignacio Lizarzaburu.. Link to site where you can play this game!
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It was last modified on: 2005-01-08
 Inventor: Javier Ignacio Lizarzaburu. XYMYX. Players make their moves at the same time. (8x8, Cells: 64)

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It belongs to categories: Orthodox chess, 
It was last modified on: 2000-05-14
 Author: David  Howe. Inventor: John  Cooper. Zeitgeist. This item is a game information page
It belongs to categories: Orthodox chess, 
It was last modified on: 2000-05-14
 Author: David  Howe. Inventor: John  Cooper.. Variant with simultaneous movement.


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