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Wide Chess

This page contains one or more presets for playing a game online with Game Courier, an online server for playing Chess variants by correspondence.

Wide Chess is chess played on a 12x8 board, with fast castling rules and two added types of elephants (more formally, the lieutenant from Spartan Chess, which is depicted by a plain elephant in the setup diagram, and the waffle, which is also known as a phoenix). Below is a link to play on Game Courier:

Wide Chess



Here is a page about Wide Chess:

Wide Chess

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By Kevin Pacey.
Web page created: 2017-12-13. Web page last updated: 2017-12-13