The Chess Variant Pages

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Twinkle Chess

If you had a Java-capable browser, you could play Twinkle Chess here.
No save/back keys for this applet yet.

Remove or add a pawn of either color. Eight is the maximum for each side. You must escape from check before the twinkle move. No exposing yourself to check even if a twinkle move would save you.

Chess Variants

These are simple illustrations rather than strong opponents.

Bug Reports -- Thank you! Keep them coming!

Written by Ed Friedlander

WWW Page Added: Sunday, December 30, 2001