- Almost chess. One queen has combined rook and knight moves. (8x8, Cells: 64)
- Arrangement Chess. The players take turns to relocate the king and the queen, thus enhancing opening ramification (with zrf).
- Castling in Chess 960. New castling rules for Fischer Random Chess. (8x8, Cells: 64)
- Configuration Chess. Some pieces are rearranged before play begins, thus enhancing opening ramification (with zrf).
- Crown Prince Chess. One Knight on each side is replaced by a Crown Prince. (8x8, Cells: 64)
- Deployment. The initial setup of the pieces is open but hidden from the other player. (8x8, Cells: 64)
- 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)
- Douglas Modern chess. A chess variant with a more interesting start position, leading to more action.
- Enep. An experimental variant with enhanced knights and an extra pawn. (8x8, Cells: 64)
- Flexible Chinese Chess (F-Xiangqi). Xiangqi variant where the horses are initially external (with zrf).
- Grand Alamos Chess. FIDE, but with an initial setup reminiscent of Grand Chess.
- Kings. A modest variant with more than one king. (8x8, Cells: 64)
- Legler's Chess. Modest 1926 variant using an Archbishop and a Chancellor. (8x8, Cells: 64)
- Madness of Kings Chess. The Kings are, simply put, insane!! (8x8, Cells: 64)
- Multiple Formations. A proposal to add a set of formations to Chess. (8x8, Cells: 64)
- Multiple of 10 Checkmate. Missing description (8x8, Cells: 64)
- Near Chess. This is a variant of Skirmish Chess designed to be friendlier to newbies. (8x8, Cells: 64)
- Neoteric Chess. Pieces are swapped before play begins. An external piece is introduced (with zrf).
- 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)
- Peasant Revolt. Modest variant with unequal setup. (8x8, Cells: 64)
- Placement Chess. King and queen are swapped with another piece, except rook, and creating a new mirrored position (with zrf).
- Relocation Chess. A remarkably easy method of rearranging the standard array of pieces (with zrf).
- Royal Magician's Chess. Missing description (8x8, Cells: 64)
- Simplified Chess. Missing description (8x7, Cells: 56)
- Skirmish Chess. Tony Paletta Modest proposal as separate link for discussion. (8x8, Cells: 64)
- Undecided Chess. Undecided Pawns can change into pieces by moving like them. (8x8, Cells: 64)
|26 'Game' entries listed||1 'Large board' entry listed|
|1 'Oriental' entry listed||1 'In a category all its own' entry listed|
|2 'Each player has a different army' entries listed|
Total items listed: 26