The Chess Variant Pages

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

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Riga Chess

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

Eduard Riekstins, 1990. Escort the new husband and wife to adjacent squares on the opposite side of the board. Doublemove variant with fusion. I did not allow more than two pieces to fuse at one time. I did not require that the winning move be on the first of the two moves.

Chess Variants

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WWW Page Added: Sunday, December 30, 2001