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Codrus Chess

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

From 1844. Codrus was a king of Athens who deliberately got himself killed in battle to fulfill a prophecy saving his town.

Captures are mandatory. Force your opponent to capture your king.

Chess Variants

These are simple illustrations rather than strong opponents.

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Written by Ed Friedlander


WWW Page Added: Sunday, December 30, 2001