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While some boards differ from the Chess board only in size, others differ from it in a variety of other ways. Some have a non-rectangular arrangement of squares, some go beyond two dimensions, some have spaces of different shapes than squares, and some have terrain or other features on the board that affect movement.

Tagged Pages

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It belongs to categories: Orthodox chess, 
It was last modified on: 2003-01-03
 By Ralph  Betza. 2x2x16 Race Chess. Race Chess on a 2-level circular board with Crooked Bishops and Queens. (2x16x2, Cells: 64) (1)
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It belongs to categories: Orthodox chess, 
It was last modified on: 2003-12-13
 By Gary K. Gifford. Catapults of Troy. Large variant with a river, catapults, archers, and trojan horses! (8x11, Cells: 88) (1)
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It belongs to categories: Orthodox chess, 
It was last modified on: 2018-07-27
 Author: Fergus  Duniho and Jean-Louis  Cazaux. Janggi - 장기 - Korean Chess. The variant of chess played in Korea. (9x10, Cells: 90) (Recognized!) (1)
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It belongs to categories: Orthodox chess, 
It was last modified on: 2002-10-10
 By Robert J. Bell. Chess Cubic. Chess board is a cube with each side a 4x4 grid. (4x4x6, Cells: 96) (1)
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It belongs to categories: Orthodox chess, 
It was last modified on: 1998-02-03
 By Ben  Good. Crazy 38's. On strange board with 38 squares. (Cells: 38) (Recognized!) (1)
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It belongs to categories: Orthodox chess, 
It was last modified on: 2001-11-13
 Author: Edward  Jackman. Inventor: Gary  Gygax. Dragonchess. A three-dimensional fantasy variant. (12x8x3, Cells: 288) (Recognized!) (1)
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It belongs to categories: Orthodox chess, 
It was last modified on: 2002-12-03
Flipworld. Pieces are on both sides of a disc. (6x7x2, Cells: 84) (1)
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It belongs to categories: Orthodox chess, 
It was last modified on: 2008-06-27
 By Graeme C Neatham. Delta88 Chess. Chess on a Trigonal Board. (11x8, Cells: 88) (1)
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It belongs to categories: Orthodox chess, 
It was last modified on: 2009-12-15
 By David  Cannon. Lemniscate Chess. Chess played on a Lemniscate board (in the shape of an infinity symbol). (18x4, Cells: 72) (1)
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It belongs to categories: Orthodox chess, 
It was last modified on: 2016-04-08
 By Charles  Gilman. Qiube. Xiang Qi variant with Fortresses expanded from square to cube. (9x10x3, Cells: 126) (1)
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It belongs to categories: Orthodox chess, 
It was last modified on: 2010-08-31
 By David  Cannon. Rotorblades Chess. Game played on a board that is both circular and trigonal. (Cells: 150) (1)
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It belongs to categories: Orthodox chess, 
It was last modified on: 2010-09-29
 By David  Cannon. Rotorblades Fusion Chess. Played on a circular tiling on triangular cells. A further development of my previous game, Rotorblades Chess. (Cells: 150) (1)
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It belongs to categories: Orthodox chess, 
It was last modified on: 2009-04-06
 By Robert  Kalin. Soul Reaver Chess. Missing description (8x8, Cells: 64) (1)
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It belongs to categories: Orthodox chess, 
It was last modified on: 1999-05-08
Omega Chess. Rules for commercial chess variant on board with 104 squares. (12x12, Cells: 104) (Recognized!) (1)
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It belongs to categories: Orthodox chess, 
It was last modified on: 2001-10-20
 Author: Bruce  Balden and Hans L. Bodlaender. Inventor: Dr. Ferdinand  Maack. Raumschach. The classical variant of three-dimensional chess: 5 by 5 by 5. (5x5x5, Cells: 125) (Recognized!) (1)
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It belongs to categories: Orthodox chess, 
It was last modified on: 2003-02-28
 Author: Fergus  Duniho and David  Howe. Inventor: Perry  Grant. Smess. British name of Smess, a Parker Brothers game in which arrows on squares determine the directions pieces may move. (7x8, Cells: 56) (Recognized!) (1)
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It belongs to categories: Orthodox chess, 
It was last modified on: 2002-11-01
 By Mark  Thompson. Tetrahedral Chess. Three dimensional variant with board in form of tetrahedron. (x7, Cells: 84) (1)
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It belongs to categories: Orthodox chess, 
It was last modified on: 2003-07-27
 By Michael  Nelson. Wizard's War. Game with piece-creating Wizards and a board divided into arena and enchanted sections. (10x10, Cells: 84) (1)
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It belongs to categories: Orthodox chess, 
It was last modified on: 2008-12-18
 Author: Hans L. Bodlaender and Fergus  Duniho. Chinese Chess. Links and rules for Xiangqi (Chinese Chess). (9x10, Cells: 90) (Recognized!) (1)

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