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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: 2005-03-05
 By Mason  Green. 10 Minute Melee. Score as many points during 10 minutes of time with regular chessset. (8x8, Cells: 64)
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It belongs to categories: Orthodox chess, 
It was last modified on: 2013-06-22
 By Daniel Robert MacDuff. 4-by-1 Knot Chess. Four lines in a 4D space meet at a central cell. (Cells: 65)

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It belongs to categories: Orthodox chess, 
It was last modified on: 2003-01-15
 By Dan  Troyka. Accounting Chess. Modern Business Chess: win by capturing or indicting the opposing CEO (King), or bilking all of your Stockholders (Pawns). (8x8, Cells: 64)
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It belongs to categories: Orthodox chess, 
It was last modified on: 2008-05-23
 By Luis  Bolaños Mures. Alapawn. A simplified, more chess-like version of Alapo 8x8. (8x8, Cells: 64)
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It belongs to categories: Orthodox chess, 
It was last modified on: 2013-12-23
 By Daniil  Frolov. All-round King. Things you must do with the king changes during the game: normal king transfors into ani-king and others. (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: 2017-04-26
 By Fergus  Duniho. Anti-ChessThis item is a game information page
It belongs to categories: Orthodox chess, 
It was last modified on: 2017-04-26
 By Fergus  Duniho.. Lose all your pieces to win.
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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!)
  • 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 was last modified on: 2001-09-29
 By Peter  Riessen. Arktur. Two kings and randomized setup. (8x8, Cells: 64)
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It was last modified on: 2001-01-04
 By Terry H. Jones. Ascending the Throne. When the king is lost, another piece becomes royal. (8x8, Cells: 64)
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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: 2001-04-10
 By Fergus  Duniho. Assimilation Chess. Increase your material by assimilating your opponent's pieces. (8x8, Cells: 64)
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It belongs to categories: Orthodox chess, 
It was last modified on: 2003-04-10
 By Ralph  Betza. Ataturk Chess. One of your pieces in addition to your King is royal (your vice-president), and it can be changed. (8x8, Cells: 64)

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It belongs to categories: Orthodox chess, 
It was last modified on: 2007-09-11
 By Charles  Daniel. Capture the Scepter. Checkmate the king or capture the scepter located on opposing king's home square. Features extra-mobile sliding pawns. (8x8, Cells: 64)
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It belongs to categories: Orthodox chess, 
It was last modified on: 2010-04-21
 By Jeremy  Gardiner. Capture-the-King. Missing description (8x8, Cells: 64)
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It belongs to categories: Orthodox chess, 
It was last modified on: 2001-03-01
 Author: Éric  Angelini. CastleChess. White must prevent black from castling. (8x8, Cells: 64)
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It belongs to categories: Orthodox chess, 
It was last modified on: 2004-09-07
 Author: Johan  Richter. Center of Attention. In addition to regular rules, win by moving your King to a center square. (8x8, Cells: 64)
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It belongs to categories: Orthodox chess, 
It was last modified on: 2009-06-15
 By Gary K. Gifford. Central Rotational Chess. Plays like chess except the center (4 squares) rotate after each move and kings must be captured (instead of mated). (8x8, Cells: 64)
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It belongs to categories: Orthodox chess, 
It was last modified on: 2009-10-16
 By Graeme C Neatham. Chafl. combines Chess with Tafl. (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)
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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 was last modified on: 2016-05-03
 Author: Fergus  Duniho. Chaturanga. The first known variant of chess. (8x8, Cells: 64)
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It belongs to categories: Orthodox chess, 
It was last modified on: 2002-05-24
 By Robert  Price. Cheapmate Chess. Mate your opponent with an illegal move. (8x8, Cells: 64)
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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.
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It belongs to categories: Orthodox chess, 
It was last modified on: 2009-01-10
 By (zzo38) A.  Black. Checker-capture Chess. Pieces can capture as in checkers game. (8x8, Cells: 64)
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It belongs to categories: Orthodox chess, 
It was last modified on: 2004-09-22
 By Andrew  LeRoy. Checkismate. Put the King in check to win. (8x8, Cells: 64)
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It belongs to categories: Orthodox chess, 
It was last modified on: 1998-02-02
 By Alfred  Pfeiffer. CheGo. Drop chess pieces on the board to control the largest number of squares. (8x8, Cells: 64)
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It belongs to categories: Orthodox chess, 
It was last modified on: 2003-01-16
 Author: Peter  Aronson. Inventor: Frederick S. Copley. Chesica. Game from the 19th Century combining elements of Checkers and Chess. (8x8, Cells: 64)
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It belongs to categories: Orthodox chess, 
It was last modified on: 2017-10-25
 By Austin  Scheiner. Chess 2. Missing description
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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: 2012-01-21
 Author: Hans L. Bodlaender. Inventor: Vladislav  Rapetsky. Chess without pawns. Variant where only kings can take and no pawns are used. (8x8, Cells: 64)
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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.
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It belongs to categories: Orthodox chess, 
It was last modified on: 2001-11-04
 By Robert  Price. Chessapawn. Game where all pieces move forward and a win is by promoting. (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: 1998-02-02
 By Alfred  Pfeiffer. ChessNim. Drop chess pieces and reduce the number of unattacked squares on the board. (8x8, Cells: 64)
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It belongs to categories: Orthodox chess, 
It was last modified on: 2006-01-28
 Author: Topher  Gayle. Inventor: Topher  Gayle and Tom  Tracy. Chicken Chess. Combines Losing and Benedict Chess. (8x8, Cells: 64)
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It belongs to categories: Orthodox chess, 
It was last modified on: 2001-01-04
 Inventor: William F. Bultas. Chivalrous Attrition This item is a game information page
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It was last modified on: 2001-01-04
 Inventor: William F. Bultas.. Two knights jump over and may not go to visited squares. (8x8, Cells: 64)
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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 was last modified on: 2020-04-26
 By Thomas  . Claustrophobia Chess. game is lost if King has no space to move.
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It was last modified on: 2020-11-13
 By Kutasi  Márton. Cold War Chess. (Updated!) A long and very challanging game against all odds.
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It belongs to categories: Orthodox chess, 
It was last modified on: 2003-11-27
 By Saleh  Waziruddin. Combined Arms Brigade Chess. New movement for traditional Chess pieces with a modern military theme. (8x8, Cells: 64)
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It belongs to categories: Orthodox chess, 
It was last modified on: 2001-03-01
 By João Pedro Neto. Connect Chess. Players win by forming a link between the first and last ranks of the board. (8x8, Cells: 64)
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It belongs to categories: Orthodox chess, 
It was last modified on: 2001-01-04
 Author: Hans L. Bodlaender. Inventor: Vernon Rylands Parton. Coregal Chess. Both kings and queens are royal. (8x8, Cells: 64)
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It belongs to categories: Orthodox chess, 
It was last modified on: 2007-01-31
 By Evan  Koch. Cotati Chess. Promotion of a Pawn wins the game. (8x8, Cells: 64)
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It belongs to categories: Orthodox chess, 
It was last modified on: 2002-04-17
 Inventor: L. U. Kisljuk. CrownThis item is a game information page
It belongs to categories: Orthodox chess, 
It was last modified on: 2002-04-17
 Inventor: L. U. Kisljuk.. Players secretly decide whether their king or queen (who moves like the king) is royal.
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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: 2004-02-07
 By Michael D. Davis. Davis Variation of Suicide Chess. Win by checkmate or by loosing your pieces. (8x8, Cells: 64)
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It belongs to categories: Orthodox chess, 
It was last modified on: 2014-01-22
 By Daniel Robert MacDuff. The Day the Chessboard Stood Still. Missing description (8x8, Cells: 64)
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It was last modified on: 2002-01-25
 Author: Peter  Aronson. Inventor: Uwe  Wiedemann. Desertion Chess. When you move next to opposing pieces, they desert to your side; win by converting or capturing all opposing pieces. (8x8, Cells: 64)
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It was last modified on: 2004-08-15
 By George William Duke. Dice Mate Chess. No capture; checkmate only happens if roll of the dice is favorable. (8x8, Cells: 64)
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It belongs to categories: Orthodox chess, 
It was last modified on: 1998-00-00
 By Ralph  Betza. Diceless Chessgammon. Move all pieces off the opponents side of the board. (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: 2001-09-29
 Author: Hans L. Bodlaender. Inventor: Henk  Breugem. The Disguised King. Unknown pawn becomes royal piece. (8x8, Cells: 64)
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It belongs to categories: Orthodox chess, 
It was last modified on: 1996-01-01
 Author: Hans L. Bodlaender. Inventor: Vernon Rylands Parton. Dodo Chess. From a special setup, be the first to have your king reach the last row. (8x8, Cells: 64)
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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: 2001-09-29
 Author: Gerben  Dirksen. Dutch Chess. Different objective and piece movements with orthodox chess set. (8x8, Cells: 64)

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It was last modified on: 2001-09-29
 By Sergey  Sirotkin. Eight Kings. Each player has eight kings and wins by mate or stalemate one of the kings. (8x8, Cells: 64)
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It belongs to categories: Orthodox chess, 
It was last modified on: 2009-01-04
 By John  Smith. Euqorab. Anti-Baroque. (8x8, Cells: 64)
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It was last modified on: 2003-09-07
 By Jörg  Knappen. Exhausted King. Win by giving permanent check. . (8x8, Cells: 64)
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It was last modified on: 2004-10-01
 By Miguel  Villa. Extended Chess. Standard setup with changes in moves and win conditions. (8x8, Cells: 64)
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It was last modified on: 2005-04-22
 Author: Hans L. Bodlaender and Antoine  Fourrière. Inventor: R. Wayne Schmittberger. Extinction chess. Win by making your opponents pieces of one type extinct. (8x8, Cells: 64) (Recognized!)

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It was last modified on: 2008-02-01
 By Graeme C Neatham. Ideal Chess. A social game that melds FIDE chess with playing cards. (8x8, Cells: 64)
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It was last modified on: 2003-11-24
 By Peter  Aronson. Illusionary Piece Chess. A piece and a Pawn on each side are more powerful, but can not offer check or prevent bare King. (8x8, Cells: 64)
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It was last modified on: 2014-09-10
 By   Fogus. Insurrection. Capturing causes promotion, demotion, or a coup in the opponent's ranks. (8x8, Cells: 64)
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It was last modified on: 2000-02-19
 Author: David  Howe. Inventor: Alexandre  Muñiz and David  Howe. Interchange Chess. Get as many of your own pieces to their destination squares on the other side of the board as possible. (8x8, Cells: 64)
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It was last modified on: 2006-01-27
 By Zim  . Invader Zim Chess. Chess based on the show, Invader Zim. (8x8, Cells: 64)

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It was last modified on: 2009-04-30
 By Yu  Ren Dong. Kar OukThis item is a game information page
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It was last modified on: 2009-04-30
 By Yu  Ren Dong.. A variation of Khmer Chess (.rar unix archive file).
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It was last modified on: 2018-05-09
 Author: Hans L. Bodlaender and Antoine  Fourrière. Killer Chess. Taking is obligatory; the first player that loses all his pieces wins. (8x8, Cells: 64) (Recognized!)
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It was last modified on: 2012-12-26
 By (zzo38) A.  Black. King Friday XIII Chess. Flexible castling, promotion to opponent's pieces, etc. (8x8, Cells: 64)
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It was last modified on: 2008-06-12
 By Graeme C Neatham. King's Guard Chess. Pawns move like kings and only Pawns may capture. (8x8, Cells: 64)
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It was last modified on: 2001-01-04
 Author: Hans L. Bodlaender. Inventor: Vernon Rylands Parton. Kinglet. Win by taking all the pawns of the opponent. (8x8, Cells: 64)
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It was last modified on: 2012-11-03
 By (zzo38) A.  Black. Kira Chess/Kira Shogi. "Kira" and "L" pieces which is not known by your opponent. (8x8, Cells: 64)
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It was last modified on: 2011-06-21
 By Jörg  Knappen. Knavish Shatranj. Shatranj with Knaves and Debtors. (8x8, Cells: 64)
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It was last modified on: 2001-09-29
 Author: Hans L. Bodlaender. Inventor: Bruce  Zimov. Knightmate. Win by mating the knight. (8x8, Cells: 64)
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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: 2009-08-27
 By Larry L. Smith. LiQi. Very Strong Chess. (8x8, Cells: 64)
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It was last modified on: 2018-05-09
 Author: Hans L. Bodlaender and Antoine  Fourrière. Losing Chess. Taking is obligatory; the first player that loses all his pieces wins. (8x8, Cells: 64) (Recognized!)

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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: 2003-09-27
 By Anthony  Peterson. Medieval War Chess. This game has quite a few differences from regular chess, but it does use the standard board and pieces, making it easy to play. (8x8, Cells: 64)
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It was last modified on: 2006-10-07
 By Mike  Reeves-McMillan. Merger Chess. Pieces are merged into the capturing piece. (8x8, Cells: 64)
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It was last modified on: 2003-05-26
 By Dan  Troyka. Mesmer Chess. Each player has a Mesmerist piece that can move opposing pieces it attacks. (8x8, Cells: 64)
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It was last modified on: 2003-09-01
 By Flynn  Leek. Messenger Chess. A quick, dynamic variant. It adds one new piece, the Courier, which is necessary to win. (8x8, Cells: 64)
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It was last modified on: 2003-01-08
 Author: Hans L. Bodlaender. Inventor: Hans Theo Frenkel. Metapontum This item is a game information page
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It was last modified on: 2003-01-08
 Author: Hans L. Bodlaender. Inventor: Hans Theo Frenkel.. Cooperative chessvariant on hexagonal board.
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It was last modified on: 2006-05-05
 By Stephane  Burkhart. Mockery Chess. Missing description (8x8, Cells: 64)
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It was last modified on: 2000-05-14
 Author: David  Howe. Inventor: Andrew  Looney. Monochrome Chess This item is a game information page
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It was last modified on: 2000-05-14
 Author: David  Howe. Inventor: Andrew  Looney.. All pieces are the same color. Players move pieces on their side of the board.
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It was last modified on: 2015-10-03
 By Donald  Cimics. Multi-Dimensional Multi-Player (MDMP) Chess. 2-8 player Chess, traditional and alternate armies, optional laser.
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It was last modified on: 2005-12-01
 By Roberto  Lavieri. Multi-King Chess. Missing description (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: 2008-04-19
 By Rich  Hutnik. Near vs Normal Chess. This version pits pieces of Near Chess vs those of normal chess (FIDE). (8x8, Cells: 64)
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It was last modified on: 2011-09-02
 By Larry L. Smith. Necromancer Chess. The Undead Walk. (8x8, Cells: 64)
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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 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: 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)
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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: 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: 2020-09-24
 By Charles  Daniel. Palace Ninja Guards. (Updated!) A pair of short-range diagonal leapers and four extra squares are added to the standard chessboard and pieces. (8x8, Cells: 68)
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It was last modified on: 2000-01-31
 By David  Howe. Palindromic Chess. Play until the position on the board is the reversed of the starting postion. (8x8, Cells: 64)
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It was last modified on: 2005-02-11
 and Becca  Rabong. Inventor: Becca  Rabong. Paloma Chess. Game with Royal Queen, promotable Kings, and an unusual array. (8x8, Cells: 64)
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It was last modified on: 2001-09-29
 Author: Pavel  Tikhomirov. Pawn-Only Chess. Training chess variant. Only pawns, first promotion wins. (8x8, Cells: 64)
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It was last modified on: 2014-03-17
 By Patrik  Hedman. Pawns-to-Kings Chess. Missing description (8x8, Cells: 64)
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It was last modified on: 2008-07-28
 By Luis  Bolaños Mures. Pioneers Chess. An elegant solution to draws in chess. (8x8, Cells: 64)
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It was last modified on: 2018-06-27
 By wdtr2. Pocket Shogi Plus. Shogi Like game with a pocket to store and move pieces.
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It was last modified on: 2001-03-01
 Author: Hans L. Bodlaender. Inventor: Lawrence  Crane. Presto chess. First player who checks with untakable piece wins. (8x8, Cells: 64)
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It was last modified on: 2001-01-04
 Author: Andrea  Mori. Progressive Give-Away Chess. Giveaway chess played in progressive fashion. (8x8, Cells: 64)
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It was last modified on: 2014-11-02
 By (zzo38) A.  Black. Promote King Chess. King can promote into Cthulhu, and white pawns can promote into black pawns. (8x8, Cells: 64)

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 Author: Hans L. Bodlaender. Inventor: Vernon Rylands Parton. Racing Kings. From a special setup, be the first to have your king reach the last row. (8x8, Cells: 64)
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It was last modified on: 2001-09-29
 Author: David  Howe. Inventor: William  Geary. Reflex Chess. Force your opponent to mate you. (8x8, Cells: 64)
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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: 2001-09-29
 Author: Hans L. Bodlaender. Inventor: Jens Baek Nielsen. Rooksquare Chess. Win by moving piece to corner at opponent's side. (8x8, Cells: 64)
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It was last modified on: 2017-04-21
 By Nick  Wolff. Royal Rumble. A 6 board all-out melee with random pieces, royals and starting positions.

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It was last modified on: 2008-10-11
 By Rich  Hutnik. TaflChess. A mix of FIDE chess and the old European game Tafl. (8x8, Cells: 64)
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It was last modified on: 2008-10-26
 By Rich  Hutnik. TaflChess for ZillionsThis item is a game information page
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 By Rich  Hutnik.. TalfChess on Zillions site.
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It was last modified on: 2018-05-09
 Author: Hans L. Bodlaender and Antoine  Fourrière. Take-all Chess. Taking is obligatory; the first player that loses all his pieces wins. (8x8, Cells: 64) (Recognized!)
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It was last modified on: 2001-01-04
 Author: Andrea  Mori. Take-all Chess. Take all pieces of your opponent. (8x8, Cells: 64)
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It was last modified on: 2016-12-13
 By Travis  Geyer. Tao's Chess. Chess variant where as you move across a line, the pieces reverse roles.
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It was last modified on: 2003-04-05
 By Andrew  Heiser. Three Player Chess. Three players must win both games simultaneously to win. (8x8, Cells: 64)
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It was last modified on: 2015-10-27
 By Kevin  Pacey. Throne ChessThis item is a game information page
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It was last modified on: 2015-10-27
 By Kevin  Pacey.. Same game as chess, except playing King to K8 wins too, by Thronemate.
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It was last modified on: 2001-04-10
 By Fergus  Duniho. Thunder Chess. A hybrid of Metamorph Chess, Fusion Chess, and Assimilation Chess. (8x8x64)
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It was last modified on: 2005-06-13
 By Roberto  Lavieri. Toccata. A hexagonal variant inspired of Maxima. (Cells: 76)
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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: 2005-01-06
 By Peter  Aronson. Train Wreck Chess. Move your piece, then one of your opponent's, but only forward. (8x8, Cells: 64)
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It was last modified on: 2001-10-03
 Author: Hans L. Bodlaender. Training Chess: Knights move. Simple chess variant for training the move of the knight for children that start to learn chess. (8x8, Cells: 64)
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It was last modified on: 2001-10-03
 Author: Hans L. Bodlaender. Training Chess: Rook, Bishop, Queen moves. Simple chess variant for training moves of pieces for children that start to learn chess. (8x8, Cells: 64)
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It was last modified on: 2006-01-18
 By Roberto  Lavieri. The Travelers. Missing description (9x9, Cells: 81)
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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: 2001-01-04
 Author: Rob  McCarter. Two Kings Chess. The queen is replaced by a second king. (8x8, Cells: 64)
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It was last modified on: 2013-12-10
 By (zzo38) A.  Black. Two Ring Chess. Symmetric variant of "The Fellowship of the Ring". (8x8, Cells: 64)

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It was last modified on: 2001-01-04
 By João Pedro Neto. Unreal Tournament Chess. Chess variants with a different objective, inspired by the multiplayer computer game Unreal Tournament. (8x8, Cells: 64)

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It was last modified on: 2003-04-10
 By Ralph  Betza. Warm Spit Chess. One of your pieces in addition to your King is royal (your vice-president), and it can be changed. (8x8, Cells: 64)
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It was last modified on: 2008-01-19
 By Michael  Nelson. Where Eagles Fly. Missing description (9x9, Cells: 81)
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It was last modified on: 2014-01-17
 By Daniel Robert MacDuff. Wizard's Curse. Missing description (8x8, Cells: 64)


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