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Alternation Chess

If you had a Java-capable browser, you could play Alternation Chess here.
Keys "s"=save "l"=load "b"=back once

Two players on each side take turns. This is a very old way for four people to play chess together.

Chess Variants

These are simple illustrations rather than strong opponents.

Bug Reports -- Thank you! Keep them coming!

Written by Ed Friedlander


WWW Page Added: Sunday, December 30, 2001