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  • This item is a play-by-email page
It belongs to categories: Orthodox chess, 
It was last modified on: 2006-10-29
 By Graeme C Neatham. A9 HexaChess Courier Preset. Missing description
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It belongs to categories: Orthodox chess, 
It was last modified on: 2003-06-29
 Author: Tony  Quintanilla. Inventor: Hans  Aberg. Aberg's variation of Capablanca's Chess. Play this variation on the Play-by-Email system!
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It belongs to categories: Orthodox chess, 
It was last modified on: 2003-11-24
 By Roberto  Lavieri. Achernar. ACHERNAR is a mix of the game ALTAIR and Western Chess.
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It belongs to categories: Orthodox chess, 
It was last modified on: 2010-07-27
 By Daniil  Frolov. Advanced wizard chess. Missing description
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It belongs to categories: Orthodox chess, 
It was last modified on: 2006-05-14
 Author: Tony  Quintanilla. Inventor: Charles W. Stinson. Agincourt. Decimal variant with Archers.
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It belongs to categories: Orthodox chess, 
It was last modified on: 2007-06-17
 Author: Abdul-Rahman  Sibahi. Inventor: R. Wayne Schmittberger. Airplane Chess. R. W. Schmittberger's Airplane Chess on the Game Courier.
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It belongs to categories: Orthodox chess, 
It was last modified on: 2010-01-06
 By Jose  Carrillo. Ajax Falcon Chess. Ajax Chess on a 10x8 board with two Ajax Falcon drops.
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It belongs to categories: Orthodox chess, 
It was last modified on: 2001-01-01
 Author: Fergus  Duniho. Inventor: Köksal  Karakus. Al-Ces. Variant on 10 by 10 board with 30 pieces per player.
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It belongs to categories: Orthodox chess, 
It was last modified on: 2006-05-11
 Author: Jeremy Gabriel Good. Inventor: Michael Wortley Nolan. Alekhine Chess. A 14 x 8 game expands the sides of Capablanca-esque board, adds two pairs of marshalls and cardinals and an amazon in the middle.
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It belongs to categories: Orthodox chess, 
It was last modified on: 2006-05-05
 By Namik  Zade. Aliens Vs Predators. Missing description
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It belongs to categories: Orthodox chess, 
It was last modified on: 2004-12-13
 Author: Antoine  Fourrière and Roberto  Lavieri. Inventor: Roberto  Lavieri. Altair. Altair is a modern game with an oriental flavor.
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It belongs to categories: Orthodox chess, 
It was last modified on: 2006-02-26
 Author: Tony  Quintanilla. Inventor: Namik  Zade. Amazon Grand Chess. A combination of Grand Chess and Amazon Chess.
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It belongs to categories: Orthodox chess, 
It was last modified on: 2005-06-30
 Author: Antoine  Fourrière. Inventor: Walter  Zamkauskas. Amazons. Queens fire arrows to make squares unpassable. Last player that moves wins.
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It belongs to categories: Orthodox chess, 
It was last modified on: 2007-06-23
 Author: Abdul-Rahman  Sibahi. Inventor: Paul E. Newton and Timothy R. Newton. Arabian Nights Chess. Paul Newton's game on the Game Courier.
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It belongs to categories: Orthodox chess, 
It was last modified on: 2006-05-07
 Author: Jeremy Gabriel Good. Inventor: Dr. Francesco  Piacenza. Archchess. Late 17th chess variant from Italy on large board with pieces which include modern queen and squirrel.
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It belongs to categories: Orthodox chess, 
It was last modified on: 2007-08-30
 By Charles  Daniel. Asylum Chess. Fire-through rooks, mad leaping (camel-move) bishops and double-capture insane ninja knights with lion-like powers.
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It belongs to categories: Orthodox chess, 
It was last modified on: 2008-10-10
 By Charles  Daniel. Asylum Redux. Featuring dual path Zebra / Camel crooked sliders compounded with Bishop / Rook.
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It belongs to categories: Orthodox chess, 
It was last modified on: 2006-05-04
 By Joe  Joyce. Atlantean Barroom Shatranj. The most ambitious in a series of new games Joe Joyce is introducing with powerful short range compound double jumpers.
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It belongs to categories: Orthodox chess, 
It was last modified on: 2006-05-08
 By Namik  Zade. AVP Episode 2. Very creative and fun contemporaneous take on Maharaja Chess.
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It belongs to categories: Orthodox chess, 
It was last modified on: 2006-05-08
 By Namik  Zade. Azchess. Adds cannons to Az Chess and reverses the positions of some of the pieces to maximize pawn protection.

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It belongs to categories: Orthodox chess, 
It was last modified on: 2003-09-07
 Author: Tony  Quintanilla and Charles  Gilman. Inventor: Charles  Gilman. Bachelor Kamil. Play by E-mail! Combines ideas from Bachelor Chess and Wildebeest Chess.
  • This item is a play-by-email page
It belongs to categories: Orthodox chess, 
It was last modified on: 2007-05-01
 By Joe  Joyce. Battle Line. A military-style variant with 48 pieces per side.
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It belongs to categories: Orthodox chess, 
It was last modified on: 2006-05-20
 Author: Jeremy Gabriel Good. Inventor: Ralph  Betza. Betza's Flying Circus. 4 Levels but only four pieces of two kinds can move on three of the levels.
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It belongs to categories: Orthodox chess, 
It was last modified on: 2004-08-10
 By Antoine  Fourrière. Bifocal Chess. A game without capture : win by checkmate with a neutral piece!
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It belongs to categories: Orthodox chess, 
It was last modified on: 2009-12-20
 Author: Fergus  Duniho. Inventor: Alfred  Schönfelder. Big Board Chess. Play Big Board Chess online with Game Courier.
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It belongs to categories: Orthodox chess, 
It was last modified on: 2017-07-04
 By Nick  Wolff. Bird's Chess. Predecessor to Capablanca's Chess with Guard and Equerry.
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It belongs to categories: Orthodox chess, 
It was last modified on: 2008-07-12
 By Charles  Daniel. Birds and Ninjas. Immaculately balanced game features pieces with unique fly-over capture ability and short-range diagonal leapers.
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It belongs to categories: Orthodox chess, 
It was last modified on: 2006-08-31
 By M  Winther. Brigadier Chess. Introducing the powerful Brigadier piece on a 68-square Gustavian board.
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It belongs to categories: Orthodox chess, 
It was last modified on: 2007-03-16
 Author: Abdul-Rahman  Sibahi. Inventor: Abdul-Rahman  Sibahi and Sergey  Sirotkin. Building chess. Add a square after every move.

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It belongs to categories: Orthodox chess, 
It was last modified on: 2006-05-31
 By Stephen R. Stockman. Elite Chess. Elite Chess adds an Amazon to Capablanca's Game by adding one more row to the board.
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It belongs to categories: Orthodox chess, 
It was last modified on: 2006-02-05
 Author: Fergus  Duniho. Inventor: Kevin  Hill. Embassy Chess. Play this modern Bird's Chess variant based on the setup of Grand Chess.
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It belongs to categories: Orthodox chess, 
It was last modified on: 2004-06-13
 Author: Tony  Quintanilla. Inventor: Benjamin  Clarke. English Random Chess. Play this game with standard chessmen on a 10x10 board, with randomized piece setup.
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It belongs to categories: Orthodox chess, 
It was last modified on: 2012-04-26
 By Fergus  Duniho. Episcopal Chess. Play this symmetric version of Chess online.
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It belongs to categories: Orthodox chess, 
It was last modified on: 2005-02-25
 By Fergus  Duniho. Eurasian Chess. Synthesis of European and Asian forms of Chess.
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It belongs to categories: Orthodox chess, 
It was last modified on: 2007-06-11
 By Graeme C Neatham. ExCoCo Chess. Missing description
  • This item is a play-by-email page
It belongs to categories: Orthodox chess, 
It was last modified on: 2003-10-04
 Author: Tony  Quintanilla and David  Short. Inventor: David  Short. Existentialist Chess. Play this game on a 10x10 board with many different pieces.

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  • This item is a play-by-email page
It belongs to categories: Orthodox chess, 
It was last modified on: 2006-10-28
 Author: Tony  Quintanilla. Gala. Historical German variant from the Middle Ages.
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It belongs to categories: Orthodox chess, 
It was last modified on: 2006-05-09
 Author: Jeremy Gabriel Good. Inventor: Mark  Hedden. Ganymede Chess. Mark Hedden's idea for "a large chess variant with many weird pieces...which wouldn't seem too different from orthodox chess".
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It belongs to categories: Orthodox chess, 
It was last modified on: 2003-02-17
 Author: Tony  Quintanilla. Inventor: John W. Gast. Gast's Chess. Large 1969 variant using the Cardinal (Guard) and the Chancellor (Archer).
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It belongs to categories: Orthodox chess, 
It was last modified on: 2005-01-08
 Author: Dominique  Leste and Tony  Quintanilla. Inventor: Dominique  Leste. General and Arch-General Chess. Variations of Bird's Chess.
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It belongs to categories: Orthodox chess, 
It was last modified on: 2006-05-17
 Author: Jeremy Gabriel Good. Inventor: Archimedeans Mathematics Society. Gess. Combines GO with Chess: Invention of Archimedeans Mathematics Society, discussed by Ian Stewart in Scientific American.
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It belongs to categories: Orthodox chess, 
It was last modified on: 2006-06-22
 Author: Jeremy Gabriel Good. Inventor: Köksal  Karakus. Giant Chess. 16 x 16 variant with lots of powerful pieces and the unique four square occupying Dev piece which is not easy to capture.
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It belongs to categories: Orthodox chess, 
It was last modified on: 2007-09-01
 By Jeremy Gabriel Good. Giant Chess 2. Giant Chess but with the addition of giant Ferzes and 8 Leos.
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It belongs to categories: Orthodox chess, 
It was last modified on: 2006-05-25
 Author: Jeremy Gabriel Good. Inventor: Jean-Louis  Cazaux. Gigachess. With 20 different pieces on a 14 x 14 board, this is the latest in a sequence from Shako to Tamerlane II to Perfect 12.
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It belongs to categories: Orthodox chess, 
It was last modified on: 2007-02-22
 By Joe  Joyce. goChess. goChess.
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It belongs to categories: Orthodox chess, 
It was last modified on: 2017-08-11
 Author: Nick  Wolff. Inventor: Ralph  Betza. Golden Age Chess on a Really Big Board. Variant on 16 by 16 board with several different pieces.
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It belongs to categories: Orthodox chess, 
It was last modified on: 2011-01-21
 By M  Winther. Gorgona Chess. V. R. Parton's Gorgona paralyzes enemy pieces so they can't move (with zrf).
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It belongs to categories: Orthodox chess, 
It was last modified on: 2005-12-23
 By Fergus  Duniho. Grand Cavalier Chess. Decimal variant with Cannons and Cavalier Chess pieces.
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It belongs to categories: Orthodox chess, 
It was last modified on: 2005-03-08
 Author: Fergus  Duniho. Inventor: Christian  Freeling. Grand Chess. Decimal variant with Cardinals and Marshalls. (Recognized!)
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It belongs to categories: Orthodox chess, 
It was last modified on: 2007-01-10
 Author: Jeremy Gabriel Good and Larry  Wheeler. Inventor: Larry  Wheeler. Grand Rider Chess. If you love riders, you'll love Grand Rider Chess, which combines several different colorbound and non-colorbound riders.
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It belongs to categories: Orthodox chess, 
It was last modified on: 2006-05-04
 By Joe  Joyce. Grand Shatranj. Grand Shatranj.... extends the examination of short-range leapers by looking at another 2-square jumper and 2 short-range riders.
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It belongs to categories: Orthodox chess, 
It was last modified on: 2015-05-31
 Author: Tony  Quintanilla. Inventor: John  Davis. Grand Tamerlane Chess. Variation of Mideast Chess by John Davis.
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It belongs to categories: Orthodox chess, 
It was last modified on: 2010-06-24
 Author: Daniil  Frolov. Grande Acedrex. Missing description
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It belongs to categories: Orthodox chess, 
It was last modified on: 2011-03-19
 Author: Greg  Strong. Inventor: Charles  Gilman. GraTiA. Preset for GraTiA, a blend of two historic variants.
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It belongs to categories: Orthodox chess, 
It was last modified on: 2005-03-08
 Author: Fergus  Duniho. Great Chess. An Indian/Turkish and very playable historic variant on a 10 by 10 board.
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It belongs to categories: Orthodox chess, 
It was last modified on: 2006-05-04
 By Joe  Joyce. Great Shatranj. What if chess evolved differently so short-range pieces became more powerful by gaining additional short-range moves?
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It belongs to categories: Orthodox chess, 
It was last modified on: 2009-11-30
 By Fergus  Duniho. Gross Chess. Play this 144 square variant online with Game Courier.
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It belongs to categories: Orthodox chess, 
It was last modified on: 2004-09-26
 By Fergus  Duniho. Grotesque Chess. Play this variant of Capablanca's Chess that leaves no Pawns unprotected.
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It belongs to categories: Orthodox chess, 
It was last modified on: 2006-07-03
 By M  Winther. Gunnery Chess (8x10). Cannon pawns can leap over friendly piece and explode an enemy piece on the same file. Regular pieces plus Mastodons.

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It belongs to categories: Orthodox chess, 
It was last modified on: 2008-07-03
 By Charles  Daniel. Hadean Chess. Large chess with 12 pawns, 10 Ninja Pawns, 4 short-range linear jumpers, and Wazir/Ferz Zebra and Knight compounds.
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It belongs to categories: Orthodox chess, 
It was last modified on: 2019-03-09
 By Adam  DeWitt. Hectochess. 10x10 variant that can be played with 2 mismatched Chess sets.
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It belongs to categories: Orthodox chess, 
It was last modified on: 2008-06-12
 By Charles  Daniel. Herculean Chess. Large board chess with augmented versions of Bishops, Rooks, Zebras, Knights and pawns.
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It belongs to categories: Orthodox chess, 
It was last modified on: 2015-05-10
 By Tony  Quintanilla. Heroes Hex Chess version 2. Hexagonal Chess with new movement rules on a "standard" 91 hex board.
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It belongs to categories: Orthodox chess, 
It was last modified on: 2006-02-16
 By Fergus  Duniho. Hex Shogi 81. A hexagonal Shogi variant on an 81-space board.
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It belongs to categories: Orthodox chess, 
It was last modified on: 2006-01-31
 By Fergus  Duniho. Hex Shogi 91. A hexagonal Shogi variant on a 91-space board.
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It belongs to categories: Orthodox chess, 
It was last modified on: 2001-01-01
 Author: Fergus  Duniho. Inventor: Michael A. Rouse. Hexmate. A two-player variant on a hex board made up of 127, 3-color hexagons.
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It belongs to categories: Orthodox chess, 
It was last modified on: 2010-11-07
 By Jose  Carrillo. Hiashatar. Mongolian Decimal Chess.
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It belongs to categories: Orthodox chess, 
It was last modified on: 2008-08-14
 By Charles  Daniel. Holy Grail. Extended chess game with ability to drop a mutating piece and a crown price that changes the winning conditions.

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It belongs to categories: Orthodox chess, 
It was last modified on: 2004-07-16
 Author: Tony  Quintanilla and James Killian Spratt. Inventor: James Killian Spratt. Imperial Chess. Play this large variant with new pieces and victory by capture of royal pieces!
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It belongs to categories: Orthodox chess, 
It was last modified on: 2008-01-12
 By Charles  Daniel. Insane Ninja Chess. Play this exciting chess variant featuring two pairs of unique multi-mode pieces: Insane Ninjas and Mad Leaping Ninja Guards.
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It belongs to categories: Orthodox chess, 
It was last modified on: 2004-09-25
 Author: Antoine  Fourrière. Inventor: Jean-Louis  Cazaux. Invasion. A military inspired Chess variant played on an 84-square board.

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It belongs to categories: Orthodox chess, 
It was last modified on: 2003-10-02
 By Antoine  Fourrière. Jacks and Witches. Play this variant on 84 squares with special pieces and special squares!
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It belongs to categories: Orthodox chess, 
It was last modified on: 2015-03-28
 Author: Fergus  Duniho. Inventor: Werner  Schoendorf. Janus Chess. Play Janus Chess on Game Courier.
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It belongs to categories: Orthodox chess, 
It was last modified on: 2004-07-17
 By Jörg  Knappen. Janus Kamil Chess. A crossover between Janus Chess and Modern Kamil Chess.
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It belongs to categories: Orthodox chess, 
It was last modified on: 2004-10-23
 Author: James Killian Spratt and Tony  Quintanilla. Inventor: Edgar Rice Burroughs. Jetan. Play Edgar Rice Burrough's Martian Chess or Jetan!
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It belongs to categories: Orthodox chess, 
It was last modified on: 2006-06-11
 Author: Tony  Quintanilla and James Killian Spratt. Inventor: James Killian Spratt. Jetan Jeddara. Large variant of Jetan.
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It belongs to categories: Orthodox chess, 
It was last modified on: 2004-10-14
 Author: James Killian Spratt and Tony  Quintanilla. Inventor: James Killian Spratt. Jetan Sarang. Play this large variation of Jetan!
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It belongs to categories: Orthodox chess, 
It was last modified on: 2006-08-14
 Author: Jeremy Gabriel Good. Inventor: Joe  Joyce. Joe Joyce Hyperchess. Easy to play 3D Chess variant where pieces can act on small board or large board.
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It belongs to categories: Orthodox chess, 
It was last modified on: 2003-09-17
 By Peter  Aronson. Jumping Chess. Pieces capture by jumping. Board has extra edge squares making it 10x10.
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It belongs to categories: Orthodox chess, 
It was last modified on: 2007-05-21
 By David  Paulowich. Jumping Knights Chess. Nightriders replace Knights and War Machines have also been added to Jumping Chess.

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It belongs to categories: Orthodox chess, 
It was last modified on: 2008-10-31
 By Charles  Daniel. Octopus Chess. Featuring the Sorcerer Snake, the Ninja Pawn, the Wazir Knight, the Ferz Knight and the Octopus.
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It belongs to categories: Orthodox chess, 
It was last modified on: 2005-11-27
 By Gary K. Gifford. Odin's Rune Chess. With pieces that were inspired by rune images and meanings....
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It belongs to categories: Orthodox chess, 
It was last modified on: 2005-01-21
 Author: Fergus  Duniho. Omega Chess. This preset for Omega Chess enforces the rules and spots check, checkmate, and stalemate.
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It belongs to categories: Orthodox chess, 
It was last modified on: 2008-05-08
 By Charles  Daniel. Omega Transplant. The Champion and Wizard from Omega Chess are transplanted to the board system and rules used for Birds and Ninjas.
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It belongs to categories: Orthodox chess, 
It was last modified on: 2007-05-04
 By David  Paulowich. Opulent Lemurian Shatranj. Joe Joyce's Shaman and Hero pieces are on a large board.
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It belongs to categories: Orthodox chess, 
It was last modified on: 2003-10-25
 Author: Tony  Quintanilla and Timothy R. Newton. Inventor: Timothy R. Newton. Outback Chess. Play this game with new pieces on plus-shaped board. Winner of the 84-square contest!

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It belongs to categories: Orthodox chess, 
It was last modified on: 2007-12-26
 By Charles  Daniel. Raptor Chess. Play game in which two pairs of dual mode fliers: the Raptors and the Birds create havoc on the board!
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It belongs to categories: Orthodox chess, 
It was last modified on: 2004-11-28
 Author: Peter  Aronson and Antoine  Fourrière. Inventor: Peter  Aronson and David  Howe. Rococo. A clear, aggressive Ultima variant on a 10x10 ring board (includes mirror array and Push-Pullyu variants).
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It belongs to categories: Orthodox chess, 
It was last modified on: 2007-05-28
 By David  Paulowich. Rose Chess XII. With Nightriders, (Half-)Roses, Spotted Gryphons and War Machines.
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It belongs to categories: Orthodox chess, 
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: 2015-12-13
 Author: Carlos  Cetina. Inventor: Kevin  Pacey. Sac Chess. Play classical chess along with classical compound pieces: amazons, chancellors, archbishops...
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It belongs to categories: Orthodox chess, 
It was last modified on: 2006-05-08
 By Sam  Trenholme. Schoolbook. This is a Game Courier preset for Schoolbook Chess.
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It belongs to categories: Orthodox chess, 
It was last modified on: 2007-07-03
 Author: Abdul-Rahman  Sibahi. Inventor: Isaak Grigorevich Shafran. Shafran's Hexagonal Chess. I G Shafran's Game on the Game Courier.
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It belongs to categories: Orthodox chess, 
It was last modified on: 2004-09-25
 Author: Antoine  Fourrière. Inventor: Jean-Louis  Cazaux. Shako. Cannons and elephants are added in variant on 10 by 10 board.
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It belongs to categories: Orthodox chess, 
It was last modified on: 2005-11-24
 By Gary K. Gifford. Shatranj of Troy. A Shatranj variant with Shogi-like drops, a Trojan Horse (with 6 pieces inside).
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It belongs to categories: Orthodox chess, 
It was last modified on: 2007-01-09
 By Gary K. Gifford. Shogi-of-Chesstonia. 9 x 12 Shogi Variant that includes a Queen and some Modern Shatranj Pieces.
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It belongs to categories: Orthodox chess, 
It was last modified on: 2006-12-30
 By Gary K. Gifford. SHORANJI Maximus. 9 x 12 variant of Six Fortresses Short Range. 2-Step pawn initial move option.
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It belongs to categories: Orthodox chess, 
It was last modified on: 2019-01-07
 By Adam  DeWitt. Shosu Shogi. 10x10 Shogi variant with Queens and more powerful promoted pieces.
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It belongs to categories: Orthodox chess, 
It was last modified on: 2008-02-10
 By Charles  Daniel. Sorcerer Chess. Big board chess featuring the Sorcerer (Zebra compund) and the Conjurer (Camel compound).
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It belongs to categories: Orthodox chess, 
It was last modified on: 2006-11-19
 By Greg  Strong. Sosarian Chess. 12x8 Game with Capablanca-type pieces plus two lions.
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It belongs to categories: Orthodox chess, 
It was last modified on: 2007-01-30
 By Joe  Joyce. SpaceWar. SpaceWar.
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It belongs to categories: Orthodox chess, 
It was last modified on: 2006-05-09
 By Namik  Zade. SSShess. Attempt at optimal setup with the most popular in the West and in the East chess pieces with the optimum piece density.
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It belongs to categories: Orthodox chess, 
It was last modified on: 2003-09-18
 By Tony  Quintanilla and Peter  Aronson. Star Pool Chess. Large variant of Makruk, with a center non-square that acts as a bridge.
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It belongs to categories: Orthodox chess, 
It was last modified on: 2008-08-08
 By Charles  Daniel. Stealth Ninja Chess. Features a Drop Zone and diverse pieces such as Ninja Guards, Ninja Warriors, Stealth Gryphon, Anti-Gryphon, and Ninja Pawns.
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It belongs to categories: Orthodox chess, 
It was last modified on: 2005-12-17
 By Fergus  Duniho. Storm the Ivory Tower. Play this Smess adaptation of Chinese Chess by email.
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It belongs to categories: Orthodox chess, 
It was last modified on: 2008-10-10
 By Charles  Daniel. Super Knights Chess 2. The Archbishop and Chancellor are complimented by a Ferz Knight, a Wazir Knight and Ninja Pawns.
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It belongs to categories: Orthodox chess, 
It was last modified on: 2006-05-03
 By Namik  Zade. Symchess. 10 x 10 setup with Capablanca-esque pieces and camels or fils.
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It belongs to categories: Orthodox chess, 
It was last modified on: 2014-05-02
 By Carlos  Cetina. Symmetric Chess. Play chess with a couple of queens flanking the king.
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It was last modified on: 2004-06-03
 Author: Antoine  Fourrière. Inventor: Antoine  Fourrière and Roberto  Lavieri. Symmetron! 112. Large version of Symmetron!, with a third modifier.

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It was last modified on: 2015-05-07
 Author: Fergus  Duniho. Inventor: David  Paulowich. Unicorn Great Chess. Enjoyable game: Great Chess pawn structure encloses two half-ducks - "lions" - with exciting bishop-nightrider - "unicorn.".

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It was last modified on: 2009-07-03
 By Charles  Daniel. Venomous. Play this new large board system of chess with the Sissa, Sorcerer Snake and Ninja pawns.
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It was last modified on: 2009-01-26
 Author: Fergus  Duniho. Inventor: David  Paulowich and John Kipling Lewis. Victorian Chess. Play Victorian Chess on Game Courier.
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It was last modified on: 2003-11-22
 Author: Antoine  Fourrière. Inventor: Tomas  Forsman. Viking Chess. Play Viking Chess online with Game Courier.

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It was last modified on: 2018-11-25
 By Kevin  Pacey. WAD Chess. Chess on a 10x8 board with WADs (Champions) added.
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It was last modified on: 2006-12-03
 Author: Abdul-Rahman  Sibahi. Inventor: Joe  Joyce. Walkers and Jumpers. Joe Joyce's multidimensional game on the Game Courier.
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It was last modified on: 2006-05-03
 By Namik  Zade. The War of World`s Warriors Chess. Logical continuation of Clash of Civilizations Chess, optimizes piece density within limits of 50% +/- 2.
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It was last modified on: 2011-04-14
 By Joe  Joyce. Warlord. Missing description
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It was last modified on: 2012-06-25
 By Joe  Joyce. Warlord: Clash of Arms. Missing description
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It was last modified on: 2017-04-21
 By Nick  Wolff. Wild Kingdom. Battle for jungle dominance with your own army of animals, each with special abilities.
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It was last modified on: 2006-05-25
 Author: Jeremy Gabriel Good. Inventor: Jean-Louis  Cazaux. Wild Tamerlane Chess. This variant replaces a couple weaker pieces from Tamerlane II with stronger queen and griffin pieces.
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It was last modified on: 2017-06-27
 Author: Fergus  Duniho. Inventor: R. Wayne Schmittberger. Wildebeest Chess. Stars the Wildebeest which moves as knight or camel.
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It was last modified on: 2005-02-26
 Author: Tony  Quintanilla. Inventor: Charles  Gilman. Wildeurasian Qi. Variant on 10 by 10 board combining ideas of several existing variants.
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It was last modified on: 2003-10-18
 Author: Tony  Quintanilla and Michael  Nelson. Inventor: Michael  Nelson. Wizard's War. Play this game with piece-creating Wizards and a board divided into arena and enchanted sections!
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It was last modified on: 2008-09-24
 By Charles  Daniel. Wreckage!. Introducing the dual mode Flying Guillotine, the Detonator that destroys adjacent pieces, and the advancer / withdrawer Dragon.

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It was last modified on: 2006-08-09
 By Jeremy Gabriel Good. X Chess. Hourglass shaped board with piece density of nearly 50%, and diagonal pieces.

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It was last modified on: 2019-01-11
 By Adam  DeWitt. Yangsi. A very playable chess variant with 12 different pieces on a 10x10 board.

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It was last modified on: 2008-11-21
 By Charles  Daniel. ZigZag Madness. Introducing the 2-path bent riders: the ZigZag Bishop and ZigZag Rook.


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