The Chess Variant Pages

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Compact Chess

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Keys "s"=save "l"=load "b"=back once

Dean-Smith's variant played in South Africa. I figured that pawns cannot make a two-square first move. Pawns blocked in front shuffle with enemy captured normally. Pieces (not pawns, or king in check) can capture own pawns.

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