The Chess Variant Pages

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This page is written by the game's inventor, C. Boeree.

Link to: Pinwheel Chess

Pinwheel Chess is a four-player, all-against-all Chess variant played on a pinwheel- or cross-shaped board of 89 squares, using the pieces typically used in 5 x 5 mini-chess variants. All the regular Chess moves -- castling, Pawn double-move, en-passant capture and Pawn promotion -- are allowed.

Pinwheel Chess Board

Pinwheel Chess:

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Posted by Peter Aronson.
Web page created on: 6 Nov 2002. Last modified on: 6 Nov 2002.