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  • This item is a play-by-email page
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: 2017-06-14
 By andrewthepawn. Andy's Chess. Missing description
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It belongs to categories: Orthodox chess, 
It was last modified on: 2004-03-11
 Author: Tony  Quintanilla. Inventor: Peter  Aronson. Anti-King Chess. Each player has both a King and an Anti-King to protect. Play it!
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It belongs to categories: Orthodox chess, 
It was last modified on: 2004-11-12
 Author: Fergus  Duniho and Tony  Quintanilla. Inventor: Peter  Aronson. Anti-King Chess II. Win by putting your opponent's Anti-King out of check.
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It belongs to categories: Orthodox chess, 
It was last modified on: 2003-09-28
 By Fergus  Duniho. Assimilation Chess. Play this variant in which pieces assimilate the powers of captured pieces.

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It belongs to categories: Orthodox chess, 
It was last modified on: 2003-09-28
 By Fergus  Duniho. Bedlam. Play this hybrid of Fusion Chess, Metamorph Chess, and Chessgi.
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It belongs to categories: Orthodox chess, 
It was last modified on: 2006-06-23
 Author: Jeremy Gabriel Good and Adrian  Alvarez de la Campa. Inventor: Henk  Breugem. Blackjack Chess. Reduce the point value of your pieces to exactly 21 points and win the game. Or do it the old-fashioned way.
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It belongs to categories: Orthodox chess, 
It was last modified on: 2006-05-09
 Author: Jeremy Gabriel Good. Blue Chess or Deep Blue Vs. Kasparov Chess. Tribute to a famous game with three shades of blue and different options for each player to achieve a win.

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It belongs to categories: Orthodox chess, 
It was last modified on: 2006-05-09
 Author: Jeremy Gabriel Good. Chess on the Rainbows. Six different colors light up the board. You have to keep a piece on each color throughout...
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It belongs to categories: Orthodox chess, 
It was last modified on: 2006-12-25
 By Dan  Troyka. Connected Chess. Pieces are removed when they are no longer adjacent to any other piece.

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It belongs to categories: Orthodox chess, 
It was last modified on: 2004-08-16
 By George William Duke. Dice Mate Chess. No capture; checkmate only happens if roll of the dice is favorable.

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  • This item is a play-by-email page
It belongs to categories: Orthodox chess, 
It was last modified on: 2020-04-16
 By Fergus  Duniho. Fusion Chess. Play this variant in which pieces combine and split apart.

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It belongs to categories: Orthodox chess, 
It was last modified on: 2005-12-12
 Author: Antoine  Fourrière. Losing Chess. Taking is obligatory; the first player that loses all his pieces wins.

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It belongs to categories: Orthodox chess, 
It was last modified on: 2006-06-05
 Author: Jeremy Gabriel Good. Inventor: Dan  Troyka. Mesmer Chess. Introduces a new piece, the mesmerist, which can control how opposing pieces move.
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It belongs to categories: Orthodox chess, 
It was last modified on: 2016-02-08
 Author: Fergus  Duniho. Inventor: Ross  Gillies. Mystery Chess. An imperfect information variant you can play online with Game Courier.

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  • This item is a play-by-email page
It belongs to categories: Orthodox chess, 
It was last modified on: 2007-10-30
 By Charles  Daniel. Palace Ninja Guards. A pair of short-range diagonal leapers and four extra squares are added to the standard chessboard and pieces.
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It belongs to categories: Orthodox chess, 
It was last modified on: 2005-02-14
 Author: Tony  Quintanilla. Inventor: Becca  Rabong. Paloma Chess. Game with Royal Queen, promotable Kings, and an unusual array.
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It belongs to categories: Orthodox chess, 
It was last modified on: 2007-11-18
 By Charles  Daniel. Prison Break. Checkmate the enemy king or break out of prison with your king!

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  • This item is a play-by-email page
It belongs to categories: Orthodox chess, 
It was last modified on: 2006-10-06
 By Abdul-Rahman  Sibahi. Racing Kings. Missing description
  • This item is a play-by-email page
It belongs to categories: Orthodox chess, 
It was last modified on: 2006-07-10
 By Jeremy Gabriel Good. Royal Pawn Chess. Same as FIDE Chess, except the pawns in front of the kings are royal, meaning the object is to checkmate them and not the king.

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It belongs to categories: Orthodox chess, 
It was last modified on: 2004-12-21
 Author: Tony  Quintanilla Sanctuary Chess. Archbishop and Swiss Guard replace Queen and King; no checkmate.
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It belongs to categories: Orthodox chess, 
It was last modified on: 2006-06-16
 By Gary K. Gifford. Shatranj Darwinian. A game that shows the evolution of today's classic pieces. Wazirs and Ferz evolve into modern pieces.

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It belongs to categories: Orthodox chess, 
It was last modified on: 2016-11-21
 By Kevin  Pacey. Throne Chess. Same game as chess, except playing K to K8 wins by Thronemate, too.
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It belongs to categories: Orthodox chess, 
It was last modified on: 2003-09-28
 By Fergus  Duniho. Thunder Chess. Play this hybrid of Fusion, Assimilation, and Metamorph Chess.
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It belongs to categories: Orthodox chess, 
It was last modified on: 2005-06-18
 Author: Antoine  Fourrière. Inventor: Roberto  Lavieri. Toccata. A hexagonal variant inspired of Maxima.
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It belongs to categories: Orthodox chess, 
It was last modified on: 2017-11-28
 Author: Tony  Quintanilla. Inventor: Alex  Wood. Towers Chess. Play Towers Chess on Game Courier.
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It belongs to categories: Orthodox chess, 
It was last modified on: 2004-10-27
 and Tony  Quintanilla. Triumvirate Chess. Uses three Knights. The last remaining opposing Knight must be checkmated as the King.

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It belongs to categories: Orthodox chess, 
It was last modified on: 2003-11-14
 Author: Fergus  Duniho. U-Chess. Play Unambiguous Three-Symbol Chess online.


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