The Chess Variant Pages

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Wild Chess 9

If you had a Java-capable browser, you could play Wild Chess 9 here.
Keys "s"=save "l"=load "b"=back once

Royalty passes between king and guard, whichever is first if you go a1 to a8, then b1 to b8, and so forth. I allow castling if and only if the original king has always been the royal one.

Play it here.

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