The Chess Variant Pages

Check out Marseillais Chess, our featured variant for February, 2024.

This page is written by the game's inventor, Sergey Sirotkin.

Eight Kings


This game has analogy to a puzzle, in which it is necessary to place the king so that they attacked all free squares of a board, but here are added pawn.


Checkmate or stalemate one of opponent's king.

Initial Array


The game is conducted by rules of orthodox chess with the following changes:

Written by Sergey Sirotkin. Web page posted by David Howe.
WWW page created: 3 Oct 2000. Last modified on: 3 Oct 2000.