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Grand Triple Chess

Grand Triple Chess is played on an 16 x 24 board (i.e. six boards) with 3 sets of pieces. Two Queens are substituted for two Kings though.


The board doubles in height and triples in width, and the game begins with one king, six knights, six bishops, six rooks, 24 pawns and five queens on each side.

White is placed on the 5th and 6th ranks, and Black is placed on the 11th and 12th respectively.


The moves of the pieces remain the same as in Standard Chess.


Pawns promote as normal when they reach the 12th rank (5th rank for Black). Therefore, Pawns advance as far as they would on a regular board before promotion.

There is no castling.

En passant rules, Check and Checkmate rules, Stalemate and Draw conditions, Winning conditions remain the same as in Standard Chess.

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By Вадря Покштя.

Last revised by H. G. Muller.

Web page created: 2023-03-09. Web page last updated: 2023-09-20