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The Chess Variant Pages

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Mecklenbeck Chess

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

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

Pawns may promote on the sixth rank or beyond.

Mecklenbeck Chess. This is the name by which Pritchard calls this variant. This author uses the term "Mecklenburg" for a four-handed game on a 16x8 board.

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