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It belongs to categories: Orthodox chess, 
It was last modified on: 2002-05-01
 By Peter  Aronson. Anti-King Chess. Each player has both a King and an Anti-King to protect; Anti-Kings are in check when not attacked. (8x8, Cells: 64) (Recognized!)

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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)
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It belongs to categories: Orthodox chess, 
It was last modified on: 2001-10-05
 Author: Hans L. Bodlaender. Almost chess. One queen has combined rook and knight moves. (8x8, Cells: 64)
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It belongs to categories: Orthodox chess, 
It was last modified on: 2007-01-02
 Author: Kieran  Child. Anti-Check Chess. Variation of Anti-King Chess II. (8x8, Cells: 64)
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It belongs to categories: Orthodox chess, 
It was last modified on: 2002-05-01
 By Peter  Aronson. Anti-King Chess. Each player has both a King and an Anti-King to protect; Anti-Kings are in check when not attacked. (8x8, Cells: 64) (Recognized!)
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It belongs to categories: Orthodox chess, 
It was last modified on: 2001-01-04
 By Ralph  Betza. Anti-Prechess. The opponent must place your piece on the board. (8x8, Cells: 64)
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It belongs to categories: Orthodox chess, 
It was last modified on: 2004-12-27
 By Dominique  Leste. Arch-Chancellor Chess. Uses Archbishops instead of Bishops and Chancellors instead of Knights. (8x8, Cells: 64)
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It belongs to categories: Orthodox chess, 
It was last modified on: 2005-09-04
 By Hector H. Carreño. Argess. White and Black have different starting positions. (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.
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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)
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It belongs to categories: Orthodox chess, 
It was last modified on: 2001-09-29
 By Peter  Riessen. Arktur. Two kings and randomized setup. (8x8, Cells: 64)
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It belongs to categories: Orthodox chess, 
It was last modified on: 2009-04-30
 By M  Winther. Arrangement ChessThis item is a game information page
It belongs to categories: Orthodox chess, 
It was last modified on: 2009-04-30
 By M  Winther.. The players take turns to relocate the king and the queen, thus enhancing opening ramification (with zrf).
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It belongs to categories: Orthodox chess, 
It was last modified on: 2001-01-04
 Author: Hans L. Bodlaender. Inventor: Hubert  Philips. Assassin Kriegspiel. Kriegspiel variant with unknown setups and special roles for knights and queen. (8x8, Cells: 64)
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It belongs to categories: Orthodox chess, 
It was last modified on: 2001-01-04
 By Ralph  Betza. Augmented Different Knights. Knights receive different additional movement possibilities. (8x8, Cells: 64)
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It belongs to categories: Orthodox chess, 
It was last modified on: 2007-05-14
 By M  Winther. Aviation ChessThis item is a game information page
It belongs to categories: Orthodox chess, 
It was last modified on: 2007-05-14
 By M  Winther.. Legan's Aviation Chess, popular during WWI, featuring the Aviator piece (with zrf).

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It was last modified on: 2005-10-09
 By John Kipling Lewis. Backwards Stalemate Chess. Missing description (8x8, Cells: 64)
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It was last modified on: 2005-03-25
 Author: Alex  . Inventor: Panos  Louridas. Bario. Pieces are undefined until they move. (8x8, Cells: 64)
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It was last modified on: 2006-02-07
 By M  Winther. BarionThis item is a game information page
It belongs to categories: Orthodox chess, 
It was last modified on: 2006-02-07
 By M  Winther.. A variant of the chess variant Bario.
  • This item is a game information page
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It was last modified on: 2001-09-29
 Author: Hans L. Bodlaender. Baseline chess. Start chess with main pieces in different order on baselines. Overview of several variants. (8x8, Cells: 64)
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It belongs to categories: Orthodox chess, 
It was last modified on: 2001-01-04
 By Ken  Regan. Baseline chess with Fischer rules. Start with dropping major pieces on baseline, a variant that uses rules from Fischer Random Chess but is not random. (8x8, Cells: 64)
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It belongs to categories: Orthodox chess, 
It was last modified on: 2009-09-21
 By Charles  Daniel. Basic ChessThis item is a game information page
It belongs to categories: Orthodox chess, 
It was last modified on: 2009-09-21
 By Charles  Daniel.. Variable baseline chess without drawing lots. Restrict Rooks to a and h files, and King to d or e files.
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It belongs to categories: Orthodox chess, 
It was last modified on: 2014-06-26
 By Stephane  Burkhart. Beginners Chess. Missing description (8x8, Cells: 64)
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It was last modified on: 1996-01-15
 By Ralph  Betza. The Black Ghost. Black gets a teleporting Ghost piece that can not capture to balance White's first move advantage. (8x8, Cells: 64)

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It was last modified on: 2005-09-18
 By John Kipling Lewis. Castling in Chess 960. New castling rules for Fischer Random Chess. (8x8, Cells: 64)
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It belongs to categories: Orthodox chess, 
It was last modified on: 2019-04-28
 By QIDb602. Central Point Chess. Small 7x7 game with different pieces.
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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 was last modified on: 2009-07-14
 By Adam  Goss. Chameleon Chess Redux. Missing description (8x8, Cells: 64)
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It belongs to categories: Orthodox chess, 
It was last modified on: 2001-01-04
 By Allen  Jett. Chaos Chess. Pieces are placed randomly everywhere on the board before the game starts. (8x8, Cells: 64)
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It belongs to categories: Orthodox chess, 
It was last modified on: 2001-11-28
 Author: Jörg  Knappen. Chaotenschach. Players start the game by making a secret setup on their own half of the board. (8x8, Cells: 64)
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It belongs to categories: Orthodox chess, 
It was last modified on: 2014-03-17
 By Patrik  Hedman. Chaotic Chess. Missing description (8x8, Cells: 64)
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It belongs to categories: Orthodox chess, 
It was last modified on: 2016-03-31
 By Charles  Gilman. Chaturanga with minor changes. A series of variants based on the (according to many) earliest form of Chess. (8x8, Cells: 64)
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It belongs to categories: Orthodox chess, 
It was last modified on: 2001-01-04
Chazz. Only kings and pawns. Pawns can move backwards. (8x8, Cells: 64)
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It belongs to categories: Orthodox chess, 
It was last modified on: 2001-01-04
 By Gerhard  Josten. CHESS 2000. Chess on 8 by 8 board with knight/rook and knight/bishop pieces. (8x8, Cells: 64)
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It belongs to categories: Orthodox chess, 
It was last modified on: 2007-10-06
 By John Kipling Lewis. Chess 4.5. Missing description (8x8, Cells: 64)
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It belongs to categories: Orthodox chess, 
It was last modified on: 2015-12-04
 By Daniel Robert MacDuff. Chess Wars 3.1- Island Hopping. The long-awaited continuation of the Chess Wars series! (8x8, Cells: 64)
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It belongs to categories: Orthodox chess, 
It was last modified on: 2020-05-19
 Author: Ola  Sassersson. Inventor: Nick  Bentley and Christian  Freeling. Chess+. Players choose when and where to place their pieces behind the pawns.
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It belongs to categories: Orthodox chess, 
It was last modified on: 2005-09-29
 By John Kipling Lewis. Chess480. Missing description (8x8, Cells: 64)
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It was last modified on: 2007-12-16
 By Hadi  Aireche. Chess960x3. Variant of Chess960. (8x8, Cells: 64)
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It belongs to categories: Orthodox chess, 
It was last modified on: 2016-10-09
 By JT  K. Chessembly. Open Board Setup, Free Placement Chess. (8x8, Cells: 64)
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It belongs to categories: Orthodox chess, 
It was last modified on: 1994-08-04
 Author: Peter  Aronson. Inventor: How-Hie  Ling. ChesslingThis item is a game information page
It belongs to categories: Orthodox chess, 
It was last modified on: 1994-08-04
 Author: Peter  Aronson. Inventor: How-Hie  Ling.. Variant where the board starts empty and each player can move or drop a piece, and the goal is capture of all opposing pieces.
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It belongs to categories: Orthodox chess, 
It was last modified on: 2016-10-06
 By Dmitriy  Golub. chexx. Another variant of hexagonal chess. (Cells: 63)
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It belongs to categories: Orthodox chess, 
It was last modified on: 2002-04-08
 By Ralph  Betza. Chigorin Chess. White has knights instead of bishops and a chancellor for his queen; black has bishops instead of knights. (8x8, Cells: 64)
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It belongs to categories: Orthodox chess, 
It was last modified on: 2017-10-03
 By Albert  Lee. Chimera Chess. Missing description
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It belongs to categories: Orthodox chess, 
It was last modified on: 2007-09-17
 By Charles  Daniel. Claustrophobia. Played utilizing 46 squares of a chessboard, using new unique pieces, all of which can be represented by the standard pieces. (5x8, Cells: 46)
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It belongs to categories: Orthodox chess, 
It was last modified on: 2009-04-30
 By M  Winther. Configuration ChessThis item is a game information page
It belongs to categories: Orthodox chess, 
It was last modified on: 2009-04-30
 By M  Winther.. Some pieces are rearranged before play begins, thus enhancing opening ramification (with zrf).
  • This item is a game information page
It belongs to categories: Orthodox chess, 
It was last modified on: 1996-01-15
 By Ralph  Betza. Confusion Chess 1b. Every piece is replaced by something roughly equivalent that moves strangely. (8x8, Cells: 64)
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It belongs to categories: Orthodox chess, 
It was last modified on: 2008-05-16
 By Jose  Carrillo. Contemporary Random Chess. Missing description (8x8, Cells: 64)
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It belongs to categories: Orthodox chess, 
It was last modified on: 2005-04-21
 Inventor: Matthew  Chrzaszcz and Derek  Mota. Crown Prince Chess. One Knight on each side is replaced by a Crown Prince. (8x8, Cells: 64)
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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)

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It belongs to categories: Orthodox chess, 
It was last modified on: 2004-02-21
 By Ronald  Drinning. Deployment. The initial setup of the pieces is open but hidden from the other player. (8x8, Cells: 64)
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It belongs to categories: Orthodox chess, 
It was last modified on: 2003-01-05
 By Andreas  Kaufmann. Descent Chess. Start with a King and two Pawns, then move or drop one of the remaining pieces. (8x8, Cells: 64)
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It belongs to categories: Orthodox chess, 
It was last modified on: 2020-05-12
 By Zbigniew  Kokosiński. Diagonal chess (well balanced). Diagonal chess with 7 fortified pawns.
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It belongs to categories: Orthodox chess, 
It was last modified on: 2001-09-29
 Author: Hans L. Bodlaender. Inventor: Ian  Storz. Diagonal Quadrant Chess. Pieces start in two of the four by four quadrants of the board. (8x8, Cells: 64)
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It belongs to categories: Orthodox chess, 
It was last modified on: 2001-01-04
 By Mike  Schneider. Diamondback Chess. Pieces start in corners. (8x8, Cells: 64)
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It belongs to categories: Orthodox chess, 
It was last modified on: 2004-03-20
 and Derrick  Fernandez. Diplomatic Chess. The Diplomat replaces the King. (8x8, Cells: 64)
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It belongs to categories: Orthodox chess, 
It was last modified on: 2008-08-01
 Author: Charles  Daniel. Displacement Chess 2. The most logical step for the evolution of standard Chess: flexible castling and interchange of king and queen for one side. (8x8, Cells: 64)
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It was last modified on: 2005-12-11
 and David  Howe. Divided Forces Chess. Half of your army starts on the other side of the board. (8x8, Cells: 64)
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It belongs to categories: Orthodox chess, 
It was last modified on: 2006-09-10
 By M  Winther. Doublebarrel ChessThis item is a game information page
It belongs to categories: Orthodox chess, 
It was last modified on: 2006-09-10
 By M  Winther.. Introducing the Doublebarrel piece, a lethal cannon relative with amazing tactical capabilities (Zillions file downloadable).
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It belongs to categories: Orthodox chess, 
It was last modified on: 2019-11-16
 By Ian  Douglas. Douglas Modern chess. A chess variant with a more interesting start position, leading to more action.
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It belongs to categories: Orthodox chess, 
It was last modified on: 2017-11-18
 By kittytac. Dragon Chess. Regular chess army against a single, 3x3, unwieldy but powerful piece.

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It belongs to categories: Orthodox chess, 
It was last modified on: 2016-08-31
 By Aurelian  Florea. Enep. An experimental variant with enhanced knights and an extra pawn. (8x8, Cells: 64)

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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: 2001-03-26
 By Mark  Thompson. Give & Take Chess. After setting up pieces, players must capture each turn. (8x8, Cells: 64)
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It was last modified on: 2005-08-30
 By David  Fisher. Gladiator Chess. Missing description (8x8, Cells: 64)
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It was last modified on: 2012-03-03
 By   Este. Goodchess. Missing description (8x8, Cells: 64)
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It was last modified on: 2018-05-04
 By James  Zuercher. GoshawkChess. Variant of Capablanca Chess with two Goshawks per side replacing the Archbishop and Chancellor.
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It was last modified on: 2020-09-15
 By Jeff  Cornell. Grand Alamos Chess. (Updated!) FIDE, but with an initial setup reminiscent of Grand Chess.

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It was last modified on: 2020-05-26
 By Davor  Vujacic. Half-Random Chess. Three pieces are placed randomly, the other five by the players.
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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)
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It belongs to categories: Orthodox chess, 
It was last modified on: 2002-08-09
 By Tomas  Forsman. Hero and Superhero Chess. The King's Pawn is replaced by a Hero (moves like any other piece on your side on the board) or a Superhero (improved Hero). (8x8, Cells: 64)
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It belongs to categories: Orthodox chess, 
It was last modified on: 2019-07-20
 By Prussia  General. Hidden Random Chess. This is a two-player game that incorporates the element of chance in chess.
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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)

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It was last modified on: 2020-10-11
 By Aurelian  Florea. I-Chess. (Updated!) Large board variant that adds two more piece types: the wolf and the eagle.
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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 was last modified on: 2006-11-14
 By Dave  Leigh. Jedi Chess. Maharajah and the Sepoys modified with a Star Wars theme. (8x8, Cells: 64)
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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 was last modified on: 2003-12-22
 By Gyozo  Nagy. Jinn Chess. Pieces start off the board, and game is divided into a placement phase and a traditional play phase. (8x8, Cells: 64)
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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 was last modified on: 2009-10-23
 By Charles  Daniel. King to Bunker Leap. King can jump over own pieces to reach 1 of 2 bunker positions in Shuffle Chess or Pre-Chess. (8x8, Cells: 64)
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It was last modified on: 2001-03-01
 By Jury  Adonin. Kingchess. Players may drop groups of unplaced pieces instead of moving. (8x8, Cells: 64)
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It was last modified on: 2007-06-13
 By Abdul-Rahman  Sibahi. Kings. A modest variant with more than one king. (8x8, Cells: 64)
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It was last modified on: 2009-06-10
 By Yu  Ren Dong. Knight ShogiThis item is a game information page
It belongs to categories: Orthodox chess, 
It was last modified on: 2009-06-10
 By Yu  Ren Dong. ZIP file. Black player lacks two Lances, one Bishop, as well as one Rook; however, his Kinghts and Promoted-Kinghts could also move like K.
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It was last modified on: 2009-07-14
 By Adam  Goss. Knights of the Round Table. Missing description (8x8, Cells: 64)
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It was last modified on: 2002-10-30
 By Danny  Purvis. Kuniegit. Each player has two knights and two warriors on standard chess board. (8x8, Cells: 64)

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It was last modified on: 2005-09-26
 By Stan  Druben. Lancelot. Missing description (8x8, Cells: 64)
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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 was last modified on: 2003-02-08
 Author: John  Ayer. Inventor: Hugo  Legler. Legler's Chess. Modest 1926 variant using an Archbishop and a Chancellor. (8x8, Cells: 64)
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It was last modified on: 2009-08-27
 By Larry L. Smith. LiQi. Very Strong Chess. (8x8, Cells: 64)

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It was last modified on: 2017-04-22
 By danielxdg. M!C Chess. All pieces but the king move and capture differently in a 10x10 board.
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It was last modified on: 2007-01-30
 By Abdul-Rahman  Sibahi. Madness of Kings Chess. The Kings are, simply put, insane!! (8x8, Cells: 64)
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It was last modified on: 2004-03-18
 By Charles  Gilman. Magna Carta Chess. Black has the FIDE array, White has a Marshal and an Archbishop instead of a Queen and King. (8x8, Cells: 64)
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It was last modified on: 2004-11-13
 By Roberto  Lavieri. Maxima. Maxima is an interesting and exiting variant of Ultima, with new elements that make Maxima more clear and dynamic. (Cells: 76)
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It was last modified on: 2005-04-02
 Author: Christina  Ziolkowski Inventor: Christina  Ziolkowski. Mayhem Chess. Different pieces and setup. (8x8, Cells: 64)
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It was last modified on: 2001-01-04
 By Rich  Hutnik. Meta Chess. Game where players decide how the pieces move and where they go. (8x8, Cells: 64)
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It was last modified on: 2005-07-12
 By Eric S. Clayton. mettamorphachess. Missing description (8x8, Cells: 64)
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It was last modified on: 2014-04-24
 By H. G.  Muller. Mighty-Lion Chess. Normal Chess augmented with a hard-to-trade Lion super-piece that can make double-captures. (8x8, Cells: 64)
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It was last modified on: 2005-12-21
 By David  Paulowich. Mir Chess. Missing description (8x8, Cells: 64)
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It was last modified on: 1997-01-15
 Author: Ralph  Betza. Monster Chess Variants. A Discussion of the value of Double-Move pieces. (8x8, Cells: 64)
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It was last modified on: 2008-05-11
 By Jose  Carrillo. MRC64. Missing description (8x8, Cells: 64)
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It was last modified on: 2009-09-13
 By Rich  Hutnik. Multiple Formations. A proposal to add a set of formations to Chess. (8x8, Cells: 64)
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It was last modified on: 2006-07-23
 By Calvin Jack Pomerantz. Multiple of 10 Checkmate. Missing description (8x8, Cells: 64)
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It was last modified on: 2018-01-23
 By Zied  Haddad. Musketeer Chess. Adding 2 newly designed extra pieces. (8x8, Cells: 64)

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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)
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It was last modified on: 2020-05-21
 By Gabriel F. Bobadilla. Neoclassical ChessThis item is a game information page
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It was last modified on: 2020-05-21
 By Gabriel F. Bobadilla.. The opening moves are selected through a random ballot.
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It was last modified on: 2011-02-09
 By M  Winther. Neoteric ChessThis item is a game information page
It belongs to categories: Orthodox chess, 
It was last modified on: 2011-02-09
 By M  Winther.. Pieces are swapped before play begins. An external piece is introduced (with zrf).
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It belongs to categories: Orthodox chess, 
It was last modified on: 2001-12-31
 Author: Peter  Aronson. Inventor: Vernon Rylands Parton. Neutral King Chess. V.R. Parton's game where two armies share a King both must try to mate. (8x8, Cells: 64)
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It belongs to categories: Orthodox chess, 
It was last modified on: 2016-12-31
 By RICHARD  BIELE. New Android VariantThis item is a game information page
It belongs to categories: Orthodox chess, 
It was last modified on: 2016-12-31
 By RICHARD  BIELE.. Traditional game rules and pieces.
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It was last modified on: 2005-01-29
 Inventor: Eric  Beck. Nine-Queen Chess. Queens are placed instead of Pawns. (8x8, Cells: 64)
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It was last modified on: 2007-10-02
 By Charles  Daniel. Ninjutsu (Claustrophobia 2). The fierce double capture leaping pieces: the Ninja Warriors and the Ninja Guards can promote to Insane Ninja Knights! (8x5, Cells: 46)
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It was last modified on: 2005-05-14
 Author: John  Ayer. Ninth Century Indian Chess. Differs from Shatranj in the setup and the Elephant's move. (8x8, Cells: 64)
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It was last modified on: 2014-03-18
 By Patrik  Hedman. Noli Me Tangere Chess. Missing description (10x10, Cells: 100)

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It was last modified on: 2001-01-04
 Author: Roger  Cooper. Odds Chess. Ways of giving a weaker opponent better odds. (8x8, Cells: 64)
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It was last modified on: 2012-01-17
 Author: Hans L. Bodlaender. Official Football Chess. Variant from the 1960's with pieces replaced by football players. (8x8, Cells: 64)
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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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It was last modified on: 2004-11-10
OverKnight Chess. Pawns are replaced by Knights, which promote. (8x8, Cells: 64)

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It was last modified on: 2003-04-12
 By Gavin  King. Random Pawns. Randomly select your Pawns' movement and capture abilities. (8x8, Cells: 64)
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It was last modified on: 2001-01-04
 By Roger  Cooper. Random Pieces. A 20 game match is played, with each player receiving a number of pieces equal in value to the game number. (8x8, Cells: 64)
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It was last modified on: 2001-01-04
 Author: Hans L. Bodlaender. Inventor: E. I. Csaszar. Real chess. Players start with placing their major pieces. (8x8, Cells: 64)
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It was last modified on: 2001-09-29
 Author: David  Howe. Reduced Endgame Chess. Two kings and six pawns are used for practicing endgames. (8x8, Cells: 64)
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It was last modified on: 2009-12-01
 By John  Smith. Relative Lumberjack. Pieces move the same as other pieces in its file. (8x8, Cells: 64)
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It was last modified on: 2009-04-23
 By M  Winther. Relocation ChessThis item is a game information page
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It was last modified on: 2009-04-23
 By M  Winther.. A remarkably easy method of rearranging the standard array of pieces (with zrf).
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It was last modified on: 2013-11-03
 By Mike  Smolowitz. Retro Chess. A chess game progresses backwards from an empty board. (8x8, Cells: 64)
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It was last modified on: 2001-01-04
 Author: Vu Q Vo. Inventor: Vernon Rylands Parton. Rettah. Different setup and powerfull king. Taking obligatory when in check. (8x8, Cells: 64)
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It was last modified on: 2001-09-29
 By Peter  Aronson. Rolling Kings. Kings must move along a predetermined path. (8x8, Cells: 64)
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It was last modified on: 2006-05-22
 By Gary K. Gifford. Royal Magician's Chess. Missing description (8x8, Cells: 64)
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It was last modified on: 2002-05-08
 By Peter  Aronson. Ruddigore Chess. Chessgi variant where you can capture your own pieces, and every other turn you must capture or sacrifice a piece. (8x8, Cells: 64)

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It was last modified on: 2004-12-21
Sanctuary Chess. Archbishop and Swiss Guard replace Queen and King; no checkmate. (8x8, Cells: 64)
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It was last modified on: 2011-03-14
 By (zzo38) A.  Black. Secret Stallmate. Both players win if stalemated, but information is secret and setup is random. (8x8, Cells: 64)
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It was last modified on: 2001-01-04
 By Brian  Wong. Separate. Queens start trapped behind enemy lines. (8x8, Cells: 64)
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It was last modified on: 2013-04-29
 By Mark  Simpson. Shatranj N W. catsmas.
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It was last modified on: 2008-05-07
 By John Kipling Lewis. Simplified Chess. Missing description (8x7, Cells: 56)
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It was last modified on: 2001-02-14
 Author: Ralph  Betza. Inventor: M.  de Kemur. Sixteen Pawns. Trade a queen for 8 extra pawn. (8x8, Cells: 64)
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It was last modified on: 2008-04-09
 Author: Rich  Hutnik. Inventor: Tony  Paletta. Skirmish Chess. Tony Paletta Modest proposal as separate link for discussion. (8x8, Cells: 64)
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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)
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It was last modified on: 2004-02-21
 By Patrick  O'Neal. Slide-shuffle. Variation of Shuffle Chess with special castling. (8x8, Cells: 64)
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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: 2012-10-18
 By Superuser  . Super-ChessThis item is a game information page
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It was last modified on: 2012-10-18
 By Superuser  .. www.oteroideas.com.

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It was last modified on: 2004-12-23
 Inventor: Sydney  Schultz. Threatened Pawn Chess. Pawns start in threatened positions. (8x8, Cells: 64)
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It was last modified on: 2001-09-29
 By Peter  Aronson. Toe-to-Toe Chess. A variant of Sittuyin (Burmese Chess) with alternating setup, and powerful, short-range pieces. (8x8, Cells: 64)
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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: 2020-07-02
 By Davor  Vujacic. Total Symmetry Chess. 24 random balanced symmetrical starting positions.
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It was last modified on: 2004-06-08
 By Alex  Wood. Towers Chess. Win by pushing towers to the Kings' squares. (8x8, Cells: 64)
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It was last modified on: 2001-09-29
 Author: Hans L. Bodlaender. Inventor: Max  Lawrence. Transcendental Chess. Play from random setup with a different setup for white and black. (8x8, Cells: 64)
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It was last modified on: 2001-01-04
 By Köksal  Karakus. Transpose Chess. Board is turned 90 degrees. (8x8, Cells: 64)
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It was last modified on: 2004-10-27
Triumvirate Chess. Uses three Knights. The last remaining opposing Knight must be checkmated as the King. (8x8, Cells: 64)
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It was last modified on: 2004-11-20
Trophy Hunt Chess. Squirrels and Elephants instead of Kings, Queens and Bishops. (8x8, Cells: 64)

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It was last modified on: 2001-02-14
 Author: Ralph  Betza. Weak!. Black has 7 knights, and 16 pawns, White the usual array. (8x8, Cells: 64)
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It was last modified on: 1997-09-15
 Author: Hans L. Bodlaender. Inventor: Hubert  Philips. Welbeck Kriegspiel. Players choose their own setups, unknown to opponent. (8x8, Cells: 64)

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It was last modified on: 2002-08-10
 By Glenn  Overby II. ximeracak.. A leaper-heavy fantasy variant designed for play with a standard set. (8x8, Cells: 64)


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