The Chess Variant Pages

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Monkey Do Chess

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

This is a limited doublemove variant which I invented. Except for White's first move, the first move of the turn must be followed, if possible, by a different unit moving in the same direction and for the same distance. The type of unit, and whether or not it is a capture, does not matter. Check, mate, and stalemate are delivered only at the end of a turn. If two pawns advance two squares in a turn, either or both are subject to capture en passant.

Limited Doublemove Chess

Monkey Do Chess

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