The Chess Variant Pages

Check out Cylindrical Chess, our featured variant for March, 2023.

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Cuban Chess

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

Classic variant from Havana. The crocodile is called the "vampire" or "bat". It moves as a king, knight, or 3,2 leaper. I have not yet added the en initial three-square pawn move or en passant capturing.

Hans Bodlaender's Chess Variants
Hans Bodlaender's Chess Applet

Ed's 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