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It belongs to categories: Orthodox chess, 
It was last modified on: 2009-10-02
 Author: Jeremy Gabriel Good. Inventor: Edward  Jackman. 007 Chess. 007 Chess involves three move per turn, including one of your opponent's pieces.

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It belongs to categories: Orthodox chess, 
It was last modified on: 2006-07-19
 By M  Winther. Cannonrider Chess. The Cannonrider moves differently depending on square colour: on white squares as a Nightrider; else as a Chinese Cannon.
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It belongs to categories: Orthodox chess, 
It was last modified on: 2006-03-04
 By Fergus  Duniho. Cavalier Chess. All pieces except queens have some kind of knight-movement.
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It belongs to categories: Orthodox chess, 
It was last modified on: 2006-06-16
 By Adrian  Alvarez de la Campa. Centaur Chess. All pieces except Pawns move backwards as a Knight.
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It belongs to categories: Orthodox chess, 
It was last modified on: 2007-03-19
 By Abdul-Rahman  Sibahi. CGNP chess. A game with Knightly Pawns.
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It belongs to categories: Orthodox chess, 
It was last modified on: 2005-02-20
 Author: Tony  Quintanilla. Inventor: Danielle  Allen. Chasm Chess. Berolina Pawns, reflecting Bishop and Queen, and a chasm in the board!
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It belongs to categories: Orthodox chess, 
It was last modified on: 2012-05-03
 By M  Winther. Crab Chess (Chess4). Blocked flank pawns are have an additional jump move to empty square (with zrf).

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It belongs to categories: Orthodox chess, 
It was last modified on: 2006-06-12
 By M  Winther. Elk Chess. The double-barrelled Elk moves differently depending on square colour.
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It belongs to categories: Orthodox chess, 
It was last modified on: 2006-07-16
 By M  Winther. Elkrider Chess. Elkrider plus regular pieces. The Elkrider moves like a Nightrider if standing on white squares, otherwise it moves like a Rook.

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  • This item is a play-by-email page
It belongs to categories: Orthodox chess, 
It was last modified on: 2006-06-05
 Author: Jeremy Gabriel Good. Inventor: Ralph  Betza. Half Chess of Ralph Betza. Exactly like halfling chess, only the knights are replaced by crabs, making them more compatible with half moving rider pieces.
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It belongs to categories: Orthodox chess, 
It was last modified on: 2009-01-27
 Author: Nick  Wolff. Inventor: Charles  Gilman. Half Courier. Missing description
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It belongs to categories: Orthodox chess, 
It was last modified on: 2007-03-11
 By Gary K. Gifford. Heavy Gravity Chess. Due to heavy gravity, Knights can't jump, Queens, Rooks, & Bishops can't move more than 4 spaces. Kings move like Ferz.
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It belongs to categories: Orthodox chess, 
It was last modified on: 2006-06-16
 By Gary K. Gifford. Hexagonal Hole Chess. A hexagonal variant of Hole Chess. Engineers can move holes and barriers. Teleporters can relocate enemy pieces.
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It belongs to categories: Orthodox chess, 
It was last modified on: 2006-07-03
 By M  Winther. Hopper Chess (with Scorpions). Pieces standing before friendly pieces can jump over enemy Scorpion pawn and land directly behind it.
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It belongs to categories: Orthodox chess, 
It was last modified on: 2006-06-11
 By M  Winther. Hopper-Chess. Pieces in front of friendly pieces can land immediately behind enemy pawns.
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It belongs to categories: Orthodox chess, 
It was last modified on: 2006-07-22
 By Gary K. Gifford. House of Mirrors Chess. Mirrors and reflective pieces add interesting twists to strategy by making pieces appear in 2 or 3 places at the same time.

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It belongs to categories: Orthodox chess, 
It was last modified on: 2007-04-28
 By M  Winther. Improved Chess. An improvement of standard chess: a blocked pawn on the far side gets extra jump moves to empty squares (with zrf).

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It belongs to categories: Orthodox chess, 
It was last modified on: 2016-12-29
 Author: Jose  Carrillo. Makruk. Play the traditional Chess variant of Thailand on Game Courier.
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It belongs to categories: Orthodox chess, 
It was last modified on: 2006-06-12
 By M  Winther. Mastodon Chess (8x10). Standard pieces plus two Mastodons per side. A strategical big-board variant.
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It belongs to categories: Orthodox chess, 
It was last modified on: 2006-06-16
 By Gary K. Gifford. Medusa Shogi. A Shogi variant of Pillars of Medusa, which is based on Turkish Great Chess.
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It belongs to categories: Orthodox chess, 
It was last modified on: 2007-07-23
 Author: Jeremy Gabriel Good. Inventor: David  Howe. Multimove FIDE Chess. Each turn utilizes a number of points that get applied to movement.
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It belongs to categories: Orthodox chess, 
It was last modified on: 2006-07-23
 By Calvin Jack Pomerantz. Multiple of 10 Checkmate. Variant where you can only checkmate or be checkmated on move 10, 20, 30, ect..

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It belongs to categories: Orthodox chess, 
It was last modified on: 2004-03-17
 Author: Tony  Quintanilla and Fergus  Duniho. Inventor: Michael  Nelson. Pocket Mutation Chess. Take one of your pieces off the board, maybe change it, keep it in reserve, and drop it on the board later.
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It belongs to categories: Orthodox chess, 
It was last modified on: 2004-08-04
 Author: Tony  Quintanilla. Inventor: Greg  Strong. Polymorph Chess. Knights and Bishops can morph into each other or into combined pieces.
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It belongs to categories: Orthodox chess, 
It was last modified on: 2006-05-16
 By Adrian  Alvarez de la Campa. Pretentious Chess. Pieces can move as and demote to a Knight.

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It belongs to categories: Orthodox chess, 
It was last modified on: 2003-12-05
 By Tony  Quintanilla. Ready Chess. Play this game, where pieces cannot capture right after capturing, they have to be restored first!
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It belongs to categories: Orthodox chess, 
It was last modified on: 2012-08-08
 By Carlos  Cetina. Relativistic Chess. http://www.chessvariants.org/boardrules.dir/relativistic.html.
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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 belongs to categories: Orthodox chess, 
It was last modified on: 2006-06-11
 By Adrian  Alvarez de la Campa. Undecided Chess. Undecided Pawns change into orthodox pieces by moving like them.

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It belongs to categories: Orthodox chess, 
It was last modified on: 2012-05-21
 By M  Winther. Valiant Chess. Knight pawns at the fifth rank have an additional jump move to empty square (with zrf).

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It belongs to categories: Orthodox chess, 
It was last modified on: 2003-11-02
 By Jason  Shields. Warp Point Chess. Play this game! Knights are replaced by Warp Points that other pieces can move between.

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It belongs to categories: Orthodox chess, 
It was last modified on: 2004-10-30
 Author: Roberto  Lavieri and Tony  Quintanilla. Inventor: Roberto  Lavieri. Zone X. Chess with a special central Zone, a new piece, and new moves.


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1 'From ancient times' entry listed 1 'Uses dice' entry listed
2 'Board with hexagonal shaped cells' entries listed 1 'Circular shaped board' entry listed
2 'In a category all its own' entries listed 3 'Chess combined with some other game or sport' entries listed
1 'Xiangqi, or Xiangqi-based' entry listed 2 'Shogi, or Shogi-based' entries listed

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