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The Drops: Initial Setup Tag

Description

In these variants, all or some of the pieces start off the board, and players initially take some time to choose where to place these pieces. They might do this in alternate succession or in some other order.

Tagged Pages

  • This item is a game information page
It belongs to categories: Orthodox chess, 
It was last modified on: 2001-01-04
 By Ralph  Betza. Anti-Prechess. The opponent must place your piece on the board. (8x8, Cells: 64) (1)
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It belongs to categories: Orthodox chess, 
It was last modified on: 1994-08-04
 Author: Peter  Aronson. Inventor: How-Hie  Ling. ChesslingThis item is a game information page
It belongs to categories: Orthodox chess, 
It was last modified on: 1994-08-04
 Author: Peter  Aronson. Inventor: How-Hie  Ling.. Variant where the board starts empty and each player can move or drop a piece, and the goal is capture of all opposing pieces. (1)
  • This item is a game information page
It belongs to categories: Orthodox chess, 
It was last modified on: 2003-01-05
 By Andreas  Kaufmann. Descent Chess. Start with a King and two Pawns, then move or drop one of the remaining pieces. (8x8, Cells: 64) (1)
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It belongs to categories: Orthodox chess, 
It was last modified on: 2016-10-09
 By JT  K. Chessembly. Open Board Setup, Free Placement Chess. (8x8, Cells: 64) (1)
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It belongs to categories: Orthodox chess, 
It was last modified on: 2001-01-04
 Author: Hans L. Bodlaender. Inventor: Walter  Weiss. Placement. Only kings start on board; other pieces are dropped to home square and then moved. (8x8, Cells: 64) (1)
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It belongs to categories: Orthodox chess, 
It was last modified on: 1998-06-23
 Author: Edward  Jackman. Inventor: Jeff  Miller and Edward  Jackman. Unachess. Start with empty board and begin with dropping pieces. (8x8, Cells: 64) (1)

Parents

  • Drops - Pieces can be held in reserve and dropped.