The Chess Variant Pages
Custom Search



Dürer's Chess

This is a rules file for Zillions of Games, a Windows program that will let you play any puzzle or strategy board game you can feed it the rules to. With Zillions-of-Games installed, this rules file will let you play this game against your computer.

Description

Dürer's Chess is played on a 151-cell tessellation of pentagons and diamonds, first described by the German mathematician Albrecht Dürer in 1525.

There are many new pieces, and several ways to capture.


Download instructions

Instructions on downloading this Zillions file:

  • Download the .zip file
  • Extract the contents of the .zip file to your Zillions of Games folder
  • Be sure you have the "Use folder names" checkbox checked when you extract the files.

This 'user submitted' page is a collaboration between the posting user and the Chess Variant Pages. Registered contributors to the Chess Variant Pages have the ability to post their own works, subject to review and editing by the Chess Variant Pages Editorial Staff.


By David Cannon.
Web page created: 2010-02-17. Web page last updated: 2011-04-29