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  • This item is a Zillions-of-Games file
It belongs to categories: Orthodox chess, 
It was last modified on: 2001-01-04
 Author: Peter  Aronson. Inventor: Paul  Kreutzer. Back-to-Back Chess ZIP file. Both sides start "Back-to-Back", seperated by an uncrossable line on a specially-shaped 100 square board.
  • This item is a Zillions-of-Games file
It belongs to categories: Orthodox chess, 
It was last modified on: 2002-10-14
 Author: Peter  Aronson. Inventor: Jared B. McComb. Border Wars ZIP file. Game played on the 42 edges of a grid, with elements of Shogi and XiangQi.
  • This item is a Zillions-of-Games file
It belongs to categories: Orthodox chess, 
It was last modified on: 2004-05-10
 Author: Peter  Aronson. Inventor: Jared B. McComb. Border Wars II ZIP file. Game played on line edges with Shogi-like aspects.
  • This item is a Zillions-of-Games file
It belongs to categories: Orthodox chess, 
It was last modified on: 2001-03-19
 By Köksal  Karakus. Bottleneck Chess ZIP file. Most pieces start the game locked up in two bottleneck parts of the board.
  • This item is a Zillions-of-Games file
It belongs to categories: Orthodox chess, 
It was last modified on: 2001-09-29
 Author: Peter  Aronson. Inventor: Hubert  Lamontagne. The Bridge41 ZIP file. 41 square board with bridge in the middle.

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  • This item is a Zillions-of-Games file
It belongs to categories: Orthodox chess, 
It was last modified on: 2004-07-25
 Author: Peter  Aronson. Inventor: George  Dekle. Chesquerque ZIP file. Variant played on a quadruple Alquerque board.
  • This item is a Zillions-of-Games file
It belongs to categories: Orthodox chess, 
It was last modified on: 2001-01-26
Chess 68 ZIP file. 8 x 8 board with 4 extra corner squares, two extra piece types.
  • This item is a Zillions-of-Games file
It belongs to categories: Orthodox chess, 
It was last modified on: 2001-01-04
 Author: Andrew  Juell. Inventor: Alfred  Pfeiffer. Chess on a Board with 37 Squares ZIP file. Game with full Chess arrays minus a Pawn on a 37 square board without any corners.
  • This item is a Zillions-of-Games file
It belongs to categories: Orthodox chess, 
It was last modified on: 2016-02-03
 By David  Cannon. Chess on a Soccer Ball ZIP file. Chess played on the 20 hexagons and 12 pentagons of a soccer ball.
  • This item is a Zillions-of-Games file
It belongs to categories: Orthodox chess, 
It was last modified on: 2001-01-04
 Author: Andrew  Juell. Inventor: David  Howe. Chess37 ZIP file. A chess variant on a board with 37 squares where pieces outside of the center 9 squares move like Kings.
  • This item is a Zillions-of-Games file
It belongs to categories: Orthodox chess, 
It was last modified on: 2001-01-04
 Author: Andrew  Juell. Inventor: Ralph  Betza. Chessopoly ZIP file. Board with a hole in the middle where pawns move clockwise.
  • This item is a Zillions-of-Games file
It belongs to categories: Orthodox chess, 
It was last modified on: 2001-01-04
 Author: Andrew  Juell. Circular Perspective Chess ZIP file. Pieces must travel through a central point to get to the opponent's side of the board.
  • This item is a Zillions-of-Games file
It belongs to categories: Orthodox chess, 
It was last modified on: 2001-03-16
Clash of Command ZIP file. Chesslike game with pieces that change and leave behind other pieces on special board.
  • This item is a Zillions-of-Games file
It belongs to categories: Orthodox chess, 
It was last modified on: 2002-04-07
 Author: Robert  Price. Inventor: Ben  Good. Crazy 38's ZIP file. On strange board with 38 squares.
  • This item is a Zillions-of-Games file
It belongs to categories: Orthodox chess, 
It was last modified on: 2004-07-25
 Author: Peter  Aronson. Inventor: Leigh  Miller. Cross Chess ZIP file. Game played on a cross-shaped board.
  • This item is a Zillions-of-Games file
It belongs to categories: Orthodox chess, 
It was last modified on: 2001-01-04
 Author: Marek14  . Inventor: Jim  Aikin. Cube+ ZIP file. Three dimensional chess variant with 38 squares.

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  • This item is a Zillions-of-Games file
It belongs to categories: Orthodox chess, 
It was last modified on: 2007-08-19
 By Graeme C Neatham. Delta88 Chess ZIP file. Missing description
  • This item is a Zillions-of-Games file
It belongs to categories: Orthodox chess, 
It was last modified on: 2010-12-14
 By Shi  Ji. Diagonal Oblong Chess ZIP file. The board is an oblong on diagonal direction. By Shi Ji.
  • This item is a Zillions-of-Games file
It belongs to categories: Orthodox chess, 
It was last modified on: 2009-12-27
 By David  Cannon. Diamond Chess 306. A large variant inspired by Tony Paletta's PARACHESS and Fergus Duniho's ASSIMILATION FUSION CHESS.
  • This item is a Zillions-of-Games file
It belongs to categories: Orthodox chess, 
It was last modified on: 2002-01-22
 By Clark  Rodeffer. Dino-Czars ZIP file. Battle between rival dinosaurs on a board of 42 triangles, where facing counts.
  • This item is a Zillions-of-Games file
It belongs to categories: Orthodox chess, 
It was last modified on: 2001-01-04
 Author: Marek14  . Inventor: Sergey  Sirotkin. Dollar Chess ZIP file. Almost 1-Dimensional Variant on a Dollar sign-shaped board.
  • This item is a Zillions-of-Games file
It belongs to categories: Orthodox chess, 
It was last modified on: 2001-06-29
 Author: Peter  Aronson. Inventor: Jim  Aikin. Double Diamond ZIP file. Irregular board with diagonal orientation.
  • This item is a Zillions-of-Games file
It belongs to categories: Orthodox chess, 
It was last modified on: 2006-01-15
 By Antoine  Fourrière. Dual Chess ZIP file. A more Chess-like variant featuring the Marshall and the Cardinal.
  • This item is a Zillions-of-Games file
It belongs to categories: Orthodox chess, 
It was last modified on: 2011-04-29
 By David  Cannon. Durerschess ZIP file. Dürer's Chess is played on a tiling of tessellating pentagons and diamonds, first described by Albrecht Dürer in 1525.

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  • This item is a Zillions-of-Games file
It belongs to categories: Orthodox chess, 
It was last modified on: 2004-09-23
 By Peter  Aronson. Fanorona Chess ZIP file. Variant played on a Fanorona board with capture by approach and by withdrawal.
  • This item is a Zillions-of-Games file
It belongs to categories: Orthodox chess, 
It was last modified on: 2001-03-31
 By Fergus  Duniho. Fusion Diamond 41 ZIP file. A Fusion Chess variant played on a diamond shaped board of 41 squares.

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  • This item is a Zillions-of-Games file
It belongs to categories: Orthodox chess, 
It was last modified on: 2005-11-16
 Author: Larry L. Smith. Inventor: Jack V. Cheiky. Geodesic ChessThis item is a Zillions-of-Games file
It belongs to categories: Orthodox chess, 
It was last modified on: 2005-11-16
 Author: Larry L. Smith. Inventor: Jack V. Cheiky.. Played on a spherical grid of hexagons and pentagons.

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  • This item is a Zillions-of-Games file
It belongs to categories: Orthodox chess, 
It was last modified on: 2001-01-04
 Author: Marek14  . Inventor: Eric V. Greenwood. Hans 38 Gift Chess ZIP file. Eric Greenwood's chess on a board with 38 squares.
  • This item is a Zillions-of-Games file
It belongs to categories: Orthodox chess, 
It was last modified on: 2002-03-23
 By Dan  Troyka. Hitchhiker Chess ZIP file. Get your Hitchhiker to the Restaurant at the other End of the Board; inspired by Douglas Adams' books.
  • This item is a Zillions-of-Games file
It belongs to categories: Orthodox chess, 
It was last modified on: 2003-05-07
 By Peter  Aronson. Hopgi ZIP file. Small-board variant of Chessgi with an L-shaped board, linked pairs of Kings, where all pieces can move like a Mao-hoppers.
  • This item is a Zillions-of-Games file
It belongs to categories: Orthodox chess, 
It was last modified on: 2004-03-27
 By Peter  Aronson. Horus ZIP file. Game with Royal Falcons where all pieces start off board and most captures return pieces to owner's hand.

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  • This item is a Zillions-of-Games file
It belongs to categories: Orthodox chess, 
It was last modified on: 2006-01-24
 By Adrian  Alvarez de la Campa. Javelin Chess ZIP file. Pieces backed up by an extra row of single-capture Spearmen.

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  • This item is a Zillions-of-Games file
It belongs to categories: Orthodox chess, 
It was last modified on: 2001-11-18
 Author: Jean-Louis  Cazaux. Inventor: Leonard B. Loyd Jr.. Klin Zha ZIP file. Chesslike game played by Klingons from Star Trek on triangular board.
  • This item is a Zillions-of-Games file
It belongs to categories: Orthodox chess, 
It was last modified on: 2001-11-25
 Author: Larry L. Smith. Inventor: Leonard B. Loyd Jr.. Klin Zha ZIP file. Chesslike game played by Klingons from Star Trek on triangular board.
  • This item is a Zillions-of-Games file
It belongs to categories: Orthodox chess, 
It was last modified on: 2001-11-25
 By Larry L. Smith. Klin Zha 3D ZIP file. A three dimensional form of Klin Zha.

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  • This item is a Zillions-of-Games file
It belongs to categories: Orthodox chess, 
It was last modified on: 2001-07-16
 Author: Uwe  Wiedemann. Inventor: Sergey  Sirotkin. Ladder Chess ZIP file. Chess variant on a `skewed' board with 40 squares.
  • This item is a Zillions-of-Games file
It belongs to categories: Orthodox chess, 
It was last modified on: 2004-01-23
 By Ken  Franklin. Leap Chess ZIP file. Game with manditory captures and other Checkers-like elements on a board of 44 squares.
  • This item is a Zillions-of-Games file
It belongs to categories: Orthodox chess, 
It was last modified on: 2001-01-04
 Author: Marek14  . Inventor: L.  Legan. Legan's Fortress Chess ZIP file. On an `I` shaped board.
  • This item is a Zillions-of-Games file
It belongs to categories: Orthodox chess, 
It was last modified on: 2010-02-18
 By David  Cannon. Lemniscate Chess ZIP file. Chess played on a Lemniscate board (in the shape of an infinity symbol).

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  • This item is a Zillions-of-Games file
It belongs to categories: Orthodox chess, 
It was last modified on: 2010-06-15
 By David  Cannon. Matrix Chess ZIP file. Chess played on a board of tessellating pentagons and diamonds.
  • This item is a Zillions-of-Games file
It belongs to categories: Orthodox chess, 
It was last modified on: 2004-04-23
 Author: Uri  Bruck. Inventor: Erez  Schatz. Med Chess ZIP file. Diagonal board game with a mix of traditional, modern and Shogi pieces.
  • This item is a Zillions-of-Games file
It belongs to categories: Orthodox chess, 
It was last modified on: 2001-08-06
 Author: Peter  Aronson. Inventor: Mark  Hedden. Mercurial Chess ZIP file. A variant on 42 squares with a satallite board and the rescure of captured pieces.
  • This item is a Zillions-of-Games file
It belongs to categories: Orthodox chess, 
It was last modified on: 2004-05-14
 Author: Peter  Aronson. Inventor: David  Short. Mini Slanted Escalator Chess ZIP file. Chess on smaller asymmetric board.

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  • This item is a Zillions-of-Games file
It belongs to categories: Orthodox chess, 
It was last modified on: 0000-00-00
 By David  Cannon. Narnia Chess ZIP file. Chess, played on both the outside and inside of a social ball, with the Pentagons as "gateways" between the two.

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  • This item is a Zillions-of-Games file
It belongs to categories: Orthodox chess, 
It was last modified on: 2007-10-15
 By Charles  Daniel. Palace Ninja Guards ZIP file. Diagonal leaping pieces, and a new objective suppliment the original game.
  • This item is a Zillions-of-Games file
It belongs to categories: Orthodox chess, 
It was last modified on: 2002-02-13
 By Tony  Paletta. Parachess ZIP file. Chess on a rhombus-tiled board.
  • This item is a Zillions-of-Games file
It belongs to categories: Orthodox chess, 
It was last modified on: 2007-12-07
 By Graeme C Neatham. Penturanga ZIP file. contains rule file and 2 piece sets.
  • This item is a Zillions-of-Games file
It belongs to categories: Orthodox chess, 
It was last modified on: 2003-05-11
 Author: Tony  Quintanilla. Inventor: Francisco  Quintanilla. Pool Chess ZIP file. Queens and Bishops bounce 90 degrees off the board edge.
  • This item is a Zillions-of-Games file
It belongs to categories: Orthodox chess, 
It was last modified on: 2004-03-27
 By Peter  Aronson. Prisoner's Escape ZIP file. Free your Prisoner by getting it to an unattacked square -- a small board version of Anticheckmate Chess.

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  • This item is a Zillions-of-Games file
It belongs to categories: Orthodox chess, 
It was last modified on: 2002-04-07
 Author: Robert  Price. Inventor: David  Howe. Quad-Square Chess ZIP file. Chess on a board of 38 squares, of which six have size two by two.

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  • This item is a Zillions-of-Games file
It belongs to categories: Orthodox chess, 
It was last modified on: 2004-01-13
 By Larry L. Smith. Sankaku Shogi ZIP file. Small Shogi variant played on a board of 44 triangles with no drops and a teleporting Emperor.
  • This item is a Zillions-of-Games file
It belongs to categories: Orthodox chess, 
It was last modified on: 2001-01-04
 Author: Francis  Monkman. Shatra ZIP file. Old game from the Altai from Russia, on special shaped board with draughts-like capture.
  • This item is a Zillions-of-Games file
It belongs to categories: Orthodox chess, 
It was last modified on: 2002-04-09
 Author: Peter  Aronson. Inventor: David  Short. Slanted Escalator Chess ZIP file. Chess on an asymmetric board with interesting connectivity.
  • This item is a Zillions-of-Games file
It belongs to categories: Orthodox chess, 
It was last modified on: 2001-06-18
 Author: Peter  Aronson. Inventor: Sergey  Sirotkin. Snake Chess ZIP file. A variant played on a 2 by 12 cyclindrical board.
  • This item is a Zillions-of-Games file
It belongs to categories: Orthodox chess, 
It was last modified on: 2001-11-18
 By Jianying  Ji. Spacious Torus Chess ZIP file. Chess on a toroidal board, using Ralph Betza's spacious pieces.
  • This item is a Zillions-of-Games file
It belongs to categories: Orthodox chess, 
It was last modified on: 2007-11-18
 By Graeme C Neatham. Step and Circle TrigChess ZIP file. contains rules file with 2 boards and 2 piece sets.
  • This item is a Zillions-of-Games file
It belongs to categories: Orthodox chess, 
It was last modified on: 2004-07-27
 Author: Young-Hyun  Joo. Inventor: Anne Marriot Watson. Straights ZIP file. Chess-like Naval Battle game from the end of the 19th Century.
  • This item is a Zillions-of-Games file
It belongs to categories: Orthodox chess, 
It was last modified on: 2003-03-15
 Author: Mathew M. Burke. Inventor: Aaron  Hall. String ChessThis item is a Zillions-of-Games file
It belongs to categories: Orthodox chess, 
It was last modified on: 2003-03-15
 Author: Mathew M. Burke. Inventor: Aaron  Hall.. A one-dimensional variant with a fairy theme.
  • This item is a Zillions-of-Games file
It belongs to categories: Orthodox chess, 
It was last modified on: 2001-03-19
 Author: Peter  Aronson. Inventor: Francois  Tremblay. Subway Chess ZIP file. In a turn, player moves first middle subway part of board and then a piece.
  • This item is a Zillions-of-Games file
It belongs to categories: Orthodox chess, 
It was last modified on: 2004-03-06
 Author: Derek  Nalls and Larry L. Smith. Inventor: Derek  Nalls. Symmetrical Chess CollectionThis item is a Zillions-of-Games file
It belongs to categories: Orthodox chess, 
It was last modified on: 2004-03-06
 Author: Derek  Nalls and Larry L. Smith. Inventor: Derek  Nalls.. Collection of several large symmetric chess variants with only line pieces.

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  • This item is a Zillions-of-Games file
It belongs to categories: Orthodox chess, 
It was last modified on: 2001-01-04
 Author: Marek14  . Inventor: Sergey  Sirotkin. Tape Chess ZIP file. Tape Chess and other almost one-dimensional chess variants.
  • This item is a Zillions-of-Games file
It belongs to categories: Orthodox chess, 
It was last modified on: 2006-02-14
 By Adrian  Alvarez de la Campa. Templar Chess ZIP file. Features the unorthodox Templar on a board with eight extra squares.
  • This item is a Zillions-of-Games file
It belongs to categories: Orthodox chess, 
It was last modified on: 2002-01-18
 Author: Peter  Aronson. Inventor: Glenn  Overby II. Thronschach ZIP file. A game on 42-squares with throne squares, and an interesting mix of pieces.
  • This item is a Zillions-of-Games file
It belongs to categories: Orthodox chess, 
It was last modified on: 2001-01-04
 Author: Andrew  Juell. Inventor: Alberto  Monteiro. Topologies Chess ZIP file. Chess on a Cylindrical board, on a Toroidal Board, on a Mobius Strip and on a Klein Bottle.
  • This item is a Zillions-of-Games file
It belongs to categories: Orthodox chess, 
It was last modified on: 2001-06-08
 By Köksal  Karakus. Torus Chess ZIP file. Large chess variant on torus shaped board.
  • This item is a Zillions-of-Games file
It belongs to categories: Orthodox chess, 
It was last modified on: 2003-05-08
 Author: Peter  Aronson. Inventor: David  Short. Trubix-43 ZIP file. Unique piece and lines of movement on an hourglass board.

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73 'Zillions of Games file' entries listed 3 'One dimensional' entries listed
3 'Three dimensional' entries listed 17 'Large board' entries listed
32 'Small board' entries listed 1 'Three or more players' entry listed
1 'Oriental' entry listed 1 'From ancient times' entry listed
1 'War game' entry listed 73 'Unorthodox shaped board' entries listed
2 'Board with hexagonal shaped cells' entries listed 3 'Circular shaped board' entries listed
7 'In a category all its own' entries listed 1 'Sold commercially' entry listed
2 'Chess combined with some other game or sport' entries listed 1 'Shogi, or Shogi-based' entry listed

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