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Week ending Jul 03, 2021
- Chess for Three. A 3-player variant on an unusual board. Author: Fergus Duniho.
- Doubles Chess. A four-player game for two teams on an unusual board. Author: Fergus Duniho. Inventor: Rick Gillespie and Henry Rolling.
Week ending Jun 26, 2021
- Chec Toe. Chec Toe is a 4x4 Chess variant played with a six sided die, incorporating uniquely designed features, such as Checkering, Cross. By Simon Edward Jepps.
- Quantum Chess. Chess meets Quantum Physics. Author: Fergus Duniho.
- Quantum Chess . Commercial variant with new pieces on 10 by 10 and 12 by 12 boards. (10x10, Cells: 100)
- Stanley Random Chess . Missing description Author: Fergus Duniho. Inventor: Austin Lockwood.
Week ending Feb 27, 2021
- Chess 99. Game with 9 pawns and a paladin. The objective is to capture the opponent's king. Many rules altered. By Claude Lapointe.
Week ending May 23, 2020
- Neoclassical Chess. The opening moves are selected through a random ballot. By Gabriel F. Bobadilla.
- Hexofen. 91-cell hexagonal variant with three knights and parallel pawn rows. Author: Daniil Frolov.
Week ending May 04, 2019
- Never-Ending Infinite Sandbox Chess Game. Online forum-based chess game with 12 players, infinite board, and many pieces. By Theresa H..
Week ending Aug 18, 2018
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Week ending Apr 21, 2018
- Cardinal Super Chess Home Page. Link to company site.
- Amazons. Amazons and a computer version. Inventor: Walter Zamkauskas.
Week ending Dec 02, 2017
- Colour Chess and Lure. Chess Variant where the board is different every time you play, and you can control what pieces your opponent can move next. By Chad W Smith.
Week ending Sep 09, 2017
- Chess Variants Training. A site that helps you improve at Chess variants. Author: Fergus Duniho.
- Bishops. Commercial four-player game. By Edwin J Wilhelm.
Week ending Apr 29, 2017
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Week ending May 14, 2016
- Star Trek 3D Chess for Tournaments. A variation of Star Trek 3D Chess designed for tournament play. Author: Fergus Duniho. Inventor: Jens Meder and Andrew Bartmess.
- ST3DRoth. Charlie Roth's Revision of Star Trek 3D Chess. Author: Fergus Duniho. Inventor: Charles Roth and Andrew Bartmess.
Week ending Oct 31, 2015
- Throne Chess. Same game as chess, except playing King to K8 wins too, by Thronemate. By Kevin Pacey.
- Dice chess (wikipedia rules). Dice chess using 2 dice, wikipedia rules. Author: Kevin Pacey.
Week ending Oct 03, 2015
- Multi-Dimensional Multi-Player (MDMP) Chess. 2-8 player Chess, traditional and alternate armies, optional laser. By Donald Cimics.
Week ending Dec 28, 2013
Week ending May 18, 2013
- Angel Chess. D'Autremont's very aggressive variant featuring Amazons that cannot be exchanged (with zrf). Author: M Winther. Inventor: L. P. D'Autremont.
Week ending May 04, 2013
- Suicide Chess. http://www.windowsphone.com/en-us/store/app/suicide-chess-free/b89dc1a3-2d23-410d-b580-aaaff54d81f5. By Freederick .
Week ending Nov 10, 2012
- Variable Chess. A light piece is first moved outside the board. From there it can be introduced at any time via an empty square (with zrf). By M Winther.
Week ending Oct 20, 2012
Week ending Jun 09, 2012
- The Warlord Games. Structured multi-move abstract strategy games of battle. By Joe Joyce.
- Battle of the Six Armies. Construction of board and pieces to play B6A. By Graeme C Neatham.
Week ending May 05, 2012
Week ending Feb 11, 2012
- Flexible Chinese Chess (F-Xiangqi). Xiangqi variant where the horses are initially external (with zrf). By M Winther.
Week ending Jan 28, 2012
- Flexible Chess (F-chess). The light pieces can move from any empty first rank square (with zrf). By M Winther.
Week ending Jan 07, 2012
- Tile Chess . Commercial chess variant, published by Steve Jackson Games. Author: Hans L. Bodlaender.
Week ending Dec 31, 2011
- Link to: Rainbowchess . Cards determine which pieces are placed on the board. Author: Hans L. Bodlaender. Inventor: Jozias Hillenkamp and Melchior Hillenkamp.
Week ending Sep 10, 2011
- Connect Shoot Kill. A mix of dots and boxes with chess pieces.
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- Neoteric Chess. Pieces are swapped before play begins. An external piece is introduced (with zrf). By M Winther.
Week ending Oct 09, 2010
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- Veles Chess. Introducing the deflecting Veles bifurcator on a Gustavian board (with zrf). By M Winther.
Week ending Aug 21, 2010
- Future Chess. With extra empty corner squares. Pieces can be relocated before play begins. Creates immense strategical variance (with zrf). By M Winther.
Week ending Feb 13, 2010
- Jester Chess. The Jester is an 'anon' piece but similar to the 'Fool' - beautiful commercial wooden sets - a must have! Author: Simon Edward Jepps.
Week ending Jan 30, 2010
- Free Choice Chess. Free Choice Chess -- Large variant where players choose and deploy their own forces. By Bruce R. Gilson.
Week ending Oct 10, 2009
- Capablanca Relocation Chess. The Capablanca piece array can in one move be rearranged, creating 144 different board positions (with zrf). By M Winther.
Week ending Oct 03, 2009
- Gala (Farmer's Chess). Gala, a medieval cross between chess and tafl games. New rules reconstruction (with zrf). By M Winther.
Week ending Sep 26, 2009
- Basic Chess. Variable baseline chess without drawing lots. Restrict Rooks to a and h files, and King to d or e files. By Charles Daniel.
Week ending Aug 22, 2009
- Cosmic Chess. Website with program that lets you play this game against others on the WWW.
Week ending Jun 13, 2009
- Kilyow. Invented by Furugouri Akio(古郡章雄) in 1991. By Yu Ren Dong.
- Knight Shogi . Black player lacks two Lances, one Bishop, as well as one Rook; however, his Kinghts and Promoted-Kinghts could also move like K. By Yu Ren Dong.
Week ending Jun 06, 2009
- Revised Chess. The pawn can also capture forwards if positioned on 7th rank. Thus, many more won endgames (zrf included). By M Winther.
Week ending May 16, 2009
- Mathewson's Hexagonal Chess. Glinski Hexagonal chess, but with different layout. By Richmond Mathewson.
- Chogi. Cross between Shogi and Chess.
Week ending May 09, 2009
Week ending May 02, 2009
- Kar Ouk. A variation of Khmer Chess (.rar unix archive file). By Yu Ren Dong.
- Placement Chess. King and queen are swapped with another piece, except rook, and creating a new mirrored position (with zrf). By M Winther.
- Configuration Chess. Some pieces are rearranged before play begins, thus enhancing opening ramification (with zrf). By M Winther.
- Arrangement Chess. The players take turns to relocate the king and the queen, thus enhancing opening ramification (with zrf). By M Winther.
Week ending Apr 25, 2009
- Relocation Chess. A remarkably easy method of rearranging the standard array of pieces (with zrf). By M Winther.
- Courier Chess - Printable Rule Booklet - FREE DOWNLOAD. Easy to Print Concise Rule Booklet of the Medieval Courier Game. By Rick Knowlton.
Week ending Apr 18, 2009
- Troitzky Chess. Troitzky Chess by Paul Byway, standard pieces on irregular board (with zrf). Author: M Winther. Inventor: Paul Byway.
- Guanaco Chess. Introducing the Guanaco that hops two squares orthogonally continuously (with zrf). By M Winther.
- Alpaca Chess. Introducing the weak but interesting Alpaca, which hops one or two steps rookwise (with zrf). By M Winther.
Week ending Apr 11, 2009
- Pilgrim Chess. A new method of introducing an extra piece to the standard board (with zrf). By M Winther.
- Pioneer Chess. A new method of introducing an external piece on the orthodox board (with zrf). By M Winther.
Week ending Nov 29, 2008
- Gustavian Adjutant Chess. Standard chess with empty extra corner squares and extended castling (with zrf). By M Winther.
Week ending Nov 15, 2008
Week ending Nov 01, 2008
- Armis. 100 square board with 15 piece types. By Armis Game.
- Chess Legions. Decimal variant with extra, exotic pieces. By Morien Wyn Jones.
- TaflChess for Zillions. TalfChess on Zillions site. By Rich Hutnik.
Week ending Oct 18, 2008
- Culverin Chess. Introducing the Culverin cannon, which is dropped among standard pieces (zrf exists). By M Winther.
- Basilisk Chess. Introducing the Basilisk cannon, with standard pieces (zrf exists). By M Winther.
Week ending Sep 20, 2008
Week ending Aug 23, 2008
- Correlator Chess. Introducing the Correlator which captures by correlating with the king (with zrf). By M Winther.
Week ending Aug 16, 2008
- Jetan. Martian Chess. Author: Larry L. Smith. Inventor: Edgar Rice Burroughs.
- Lubny Chess. 100 cell chess variant invented in 1972.
Week ending Aug 09, 2008
- Accessory Chess. A drop variant with one or two external pieces per player (many to choose from). Zillions (zrf) program available. By M Winther.
Week ending Mar 29, 2008
- Leapfrog Chess. The pawn can leap over any man in its initial two-step move (with zrf). By M Winther.
- Pitcher Chess. Introducing the Pitcher pawn that can catapult posterior piece. By M Winther.
- Seirawan Chess. FIDE chess, put players have N+R and N+B in hand to drop. Inventor: Yasser Seirawan and Bruce Harper.
Week ending Mar 08, 2008
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Week ending Jan 19, 2008
- Matron Chess. Introducing the peculiar Matron queen, which makes regular chess more aggressive (zrf available). By M Winther.
Week ending Dec 08, 2007
- Warlock Chess. Introducing the Warlock piece, which can transform between Korean Cannon and Rook (zrf available). By M Winther.
Week ending Sep 29, 2007
- Reformed Chess. Introducing a new pawn swapping capability intended to solve the problem of drawishness in chess (with zrf). By M Winther.
Week ending Sep 22, 2007
- Adjutant Chess. Introducing the Adjutant that can slide like a queen, but on the same square colour only (with zrf). By M Winther.
Week ending Aug 25, 2007
- Phalanx Chess. Introducing the Phalanx pawn that can swap place with piece in front (with zrf). By M Winther.
Week ending Aug 11, 2007
- Interloper Chess. Introducing the Interloper, a highly invulnerable attacking piece (with zrf). By M Winther.
Week ending Jun 09, 2007
Week ending May 26, 2007
- Neoorthodox Chess. Introducing the Neoorthodox board, the Divaricator piece, and extended castling (with zrf). By M Winther.
Week ending May 19, 2007
- Aviation Chess. Legan's Aviation Chess, popular during WWI, featuring the Aviator piece (with zrf). By M Winther.
- Coordinator Chess. Dekle's Coordinator Chess, featuring the Coordinator that captures in coordination with the king (with zrf). By M Winther.
Week ending May 12, 2007
- Zeppelin Chess. Introducing the Zeppelin, which can fly to any empty square orthogonally (with zrf). By M Winther.
- Airplane Chess. Schmittberger's big-board variant featuring the very mobile Airplane (with zrf). By M Winther.
- Paulovits's Game. Paulovits's chess variant, c. 1890, featuring leaping pieces Pasha and General (with zrf). By M Winther.
- Gorgona Chess. V. R. Parton's Gorgonia Chess (also Gorgon Chess), featuring the paralyzing Gorgonia (with zrf). By M Winther.
- Pyrrhus Chess. Introducing the terrible Pyrrhus that can paralyse enemy pieces with its gaze (with zrf). By M Winther.
- Stoltz Chess. Regular pieces plus a Swedish Cannon and an Archbishop, which are dropped onto the board (with zrf). By M Winther.
- Stahlberg Chess. Regular pieces plus a Swedish Cannon and a Chancellor, which are dropped onto the board (with zrf). By M Winther.
Week ending Apr 28, 2007
- Gustavian Cannon Chess. Featuring the remarkable Swedish Cannon on a Gustavian board, where it thrives (zrf available). By M Winther.
Week ending Apr 21, 2007
- Alternative Chess. A drop variant with one single external piece per player (many to choose from). Zillions (zrf) program available. By M Winther.
Week ending Apr 14, 2007
- Swedish Cannon Chess. Introducing the Swedish Cannon, a cannon similar to the Korean, but well suitable for a Western piece context (zrf available). By M Winther.
- Seirawan Chess. invented by GM Yasser Seirawan, a conservative drop chess (zrf available). Author: M Winther. Inventor: Yasser Seirawan and Bruce Harper.
Week ending Mar 10, 2007
Week ending Mar 03, 2007
- Gladiatrix Chess. Introducing the Gladiatrix, an extremely agile female gladiator, on an H-board (zrf available). By M Winther.
- Columbiad Chess.. Introducing the Columbiad, combining a cannon and a Cannonrider, on an H-board (zrf exists). By M Winther.
- Scout Chess. Introducing the Scout, combining queen-captures with Camelrider moves (zrf exists). By M Winther.
- Bombardier Chess. Introducing the Bombardier, combining a rook with a camelrider (zrf exists). By M Winther.
- Gastrophete Chess. Introducing the Gastrophete, a catapult capable of hurling other pieces over its head (zrf exists). By M Winther.
- Trebuchet Chess. Introducing the Trebuchet, an active catapult piece that slings pieces over its head (zrf exists). By M Winther.
Week ending Feb 24, 2007
- Leto Chess. Introducing the Leto, a doubly telekinetic piece, very versatile (with zrf). By M Winther.
Week ending Feb 17, 2007
- No-Yes! Chess. French commercial variant with an element of chance. By Luc Queyrel.
- Circular Chess. D. Reynolds's Circular Chess, a modern version of a Byzantine variant (with zrf). By M Winther.
- Echidna Chess. Introducing the Echidna, a repulsion piece with telekinetic capacities (with zrf). By M Winther.
Week ending Feb 10, 2007
- Provocator Chess. Introducing the Provocator, a zigzaging bifurcation piece, on a Gustavian board (zrf available). By M Winther.
Week ending Dec 23, 2006
- Blindfold Chess. One of the oldest chess variants, where one of the players is blindfolded (zrf available). Author: M Winther.
Week ending Nov 25, 2006
- Bodyguard Chess. A 9x9 variant, with a Bodyguard and two Kwaggas per side (zrf available). By M Winther.
Week ending Nov 18, 2006
- FIDE-like rules for 3D Chess . (Link.). Author: Michael Klein and Jens Meder.
- Bolyar Chess. A historical variant, native to Bulgaria, with imaginative rules (zrf available). Author: M Winther.
Week ending Nov 11, 2006
- Hiashatar. A Mongolian historical variant, featuring the very special Bodyguard piece (zrf available). Author: M Winther.
- Sir Bombalot. A variant of chess with pieces offering a myriad of different options at any given time. Inventor: Bruce Harper and Duncan Suttles.
- Dimachaer Chess. Introducing the Dimachaer, a bifurcation piece that always lands on the diagonal second leg (zrf available). By M Winther.
Week ending Nov 04, 2006
- Turret Chess. Introducing the Turret, which moves like a queen, and can hurl pieces over its head (zrf available). By M Winther.
- Korean Chess. Korean Chess: presentation plus a strong Zillions implementation. Author: M Winther.
Week ending Oct 28, 2006
- Alseid Chess. Introducing the Alseid, which moves like a queen but cannot capture. Instead it can kidnap piece behind a screen (zrf exists). By M Winther.
- Ladon Chess. Introducing the Ladon, a short-range piece that can repel any other piece, and also capture this way (zrf available). By M Winther.
- Naiad Chess.. Introducing the Naiad, which moves like a queen but cannot capture. Instead it can kidnap pieces by magnetism (zrf available). By M Winther.
- Castalia Chess. Introducing the Castalia, which moves like a queen but cannot capture. Instead it can magnetically dislocate pieces (zrf exists). By M Winther.
Week ending Oct 21, 2006
- Mangonel Chess. Introducing the remarkable Mangonel piece, which can hurl pieces over its head, on a Gustavian board (zrf available). By M Winther.
- Oxybeles Chess. Introducing the exceptional Oxybeles piece, which can hurl pieces over its head, on a Gustavian board (zrf available). By M Winther.
Week ending Oct 14, 2006
- Stheno Chess. Introducing the repulsive Stheno, which repels pieces as far as possible in the alignment direction (zrf available). By M Winther.
- Magneticpawns Chess. Introducing the magnetic pawn, which can dislocate an enemy piece by magnetic force. Regular board and pieces (zrf available). By M Winther.
Week ending Oct 07, 2006
- Thraex_Chess. Introducing the Thraex, which captures like a rook, but moves by the bifurcated jump method (zrf available). By M Winther.
- Gaul Chess. Introducing the Gaul, which captures like a bishop, but moves by the bifurcated jump method, on an H-board (zrf available). By M Winther.
- Samnis Chess. Introducing the Samnis, which combines rook-capture with bifurcated bounce-movement, on a Gustavian board (zrf available). By M Winther.
- Meridian Chess. Introducing the Meridian, bishop-capture combined with bifurcated bounce-move, on an H-board (zrf available). By M Winther.
- Laquear Chess. Introducing the Laquear, that captures like a bishop, but moves by the collision method (zrf available). By M Winther.
- Essedar Chess. Introducing the Essedar, which captures orthogonally but moves by the collision method (zrf available). By M Winther.
Week ending Sep 30, 2006
- Venator Chess. Introducing the Venator, a bifurcation cannon related to the Korean cannon, on a Gustavian board (zrf available). By M Winther.
- Sagittar Chess. Introducing the Sagittar, a bifurcation cannon related to the Korean cannon, on an H-board (zrf available). By M Winther.
- Retiar Chess. Introducing the Retiar, a bifurcating bounce-slider, on an H-board (zrf available). By M Winther.
- Pegniar Chess. Introducing the Pegniar, a very interesting bifurcating bounce-slider, on a Gustavian board (zrf available). By M Winther.
- Hoplit Chess. Introducing the Hoplit, a very mobile modern relative of the Korean cannon, on an H-board (zrf available). By M Winther.
- Hoplomach Chess. Introducing the Hoplomach, a dynamic bifurcation cannon, related to the Korean cannon, on an H-board (zrf available). By M Winther.
Week ending Sep 23, 2006
- Murmillo Chess. Introducing the Murmillo piece, and new collision-capture, on a Gustavian board (zrf available). By M Winther.
- Secutor Chess. Introducing the Secutor piece, and new collision-capture, on a Gustavian board (zrf available). By M Winther.
- Amiral Chess. Introducing the Amiral piece and the bounce-capture method on a Gustavian board (zrf available). By M Winther.
- Buccaneer Chess. Introducing the Buccaneer and the bounce-move, whereby the piece bounces diagonally away from its course (zrf available). By M Winther.
- Helmsman Chess. Introducing the Helmsman and the bounce-move, whereby the piece deviates orthogonally. A very positional piece (zrf available). By M Winther.
Week ending Sep 16, 2006
- Howitzer Chess. Introducing another piece named Howitzer, a fearful form of cannon, on the H-board. For the advanced tactician. With zrf. By M Winther.
- Mortar Chess. Introducing another piece named Mortar, a form of cannon, on an H-shaped board. Positionally advanced. With zrf. By M Winther.
- Constable Chess. Introducing the Constable piece on an H-shaped board. A game for attacking players. With zrf. By M Winther.
- Grenadier Chess. Introducing the Grenadier piece on an H-shaped board. A game for the attacking player. With zrf. By M Winther.
- Chinese Chess.. An strong Zillions implementation plus a description of the world's most popular game. By M Winther.
- Doublebarrel Chess. Introducing the Doublebarrel piece, a lethal cannon relative with amazing tactical capabilities (Zillions file downloadable). By M Winther.
- Crossrook Chess. Introducing the Crossrook, a versatile piece with cannon capabilities (Zillions file downloadable). By M Winther.
- Doublecannon-Chess (8x10). A big-board variant featuring the amazing new piece, the Doublecannon (Zillions file downloadable). By M Winther.
- Doublecannon Chess. Introducing the Doublecannon piece, a strong cannon relative with breathtaking tactical capabilities (Zillions file exists). By M Winther.
- Crossbishop Chess. Introducing the Crossbishop piece, with interesting cannon capabilities (Zillions file downloadable). By M Winther.
- Crossbishop_Chess (8x10). A big-board variant featuring the new Crossbishop piece, an advanced cannon relative (Zillions file downloadable). By M Winther.
Week ending Aug 05, 2006
Week ending Jun 17, 2006
- Dragon Chess (tm). Commercial board game played on a large board with a new piece -- the Dragon. By Lex Parker.
Week ending May 27, 2006
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Week ending Mar 25, 2006
- 3-Dimensional Eight Level Chess. TRUE 3D Chess on an 8 x 8 x 8 board.
Week ending Feb 11, 2006
- Shamanic Chess. Pieces may be transformed into 'Shamans'. By M Winther.
- Barion. A variant of the chess variant Bario. By M Winther.
Week ending Nov 12, 2005
- 4-way chess by Taurus games. Commercial fourhanded chess variant. Author: Hans L. Bodlaender. Inventor: Stephen R. Stockman.
- American Chess. Large variant. Remove Generals from center columns to win. By Andy Thomas.
Week ending Nov 05, 2005
Week ending Oct 29, 2005
- Baladãna. The way figures can move is dynamic, determined by their 'powers'. By Martin Miller.
- Geodesic Chess. Variation of hexagonal chess on a geodesic sphere with a few new pieces added. By Jack V. Cheiky.
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- ImmortalStarMasters. Multiplayer, hexagonal board for chess and checker games. Author: Ronald D. Planesi.
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Week ending Aug 28, 2004
- 3D-Schach. Chess on an 8 by 8 by 8 board.
- Ultima. Robert Abbott's Ultima page. By Robert Abbott.
- PlunderChess . Commercial chess variant where pieces gain right to move like a piece they captured. Inventor: Jeff Knight.
Week ending Aug 21, 2004
- Chess for Three. Three-player Chess with standard pieces and moves. Inventor: Jacek Filek.
- Kaissa . Decimal variant developed from descriptions in John Norman's Gor books. By Jeff Shaffer.
Week ending Jul 03, 2004
- Chess Jester. 4-player variant with two new pieces. Author: Matthew P. Scholle and David A. Mahan. Inventor: David A. Mahan.
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Week ending Jun 05, 2004
- Ancient Bulgarian Chess. Web page in Bulgarian with an English version of the page. Slow.
Week ending Mar 20, 2004
Week ending Mar 06, 2004
- Symmetrical Chess Collection. Collection of several large symmetric chess variants with only line pieces. By Derek Nalls.
Week ending Feb 28, 2004
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- Torus and Klein Bottle Games . Missing description Author: Jeff Weeks.
- Delta PI. Commercial chess variant with science fiction theme.
Week ending Nov 29, 2003
- Hexes Chess . Link: Hexagonal Chess in 54 hexes, using orthodox pieces. Includes enhanced Pawn movement and castling. The board is elongated.&. By Mike Layfield.
Week ending Nov 01, 2003
- Imposter Chess . Exchange captured pieces in order to move Kings in different ways. Author: Laila W. Stefan and Andrew Newman. Inventor: Laila W. Stefan.
Week ending Oct 04, 2003
- Tori Shogi. A variant of Japanese Chess on a 7 by 7 board. (Link to Roger Hare's shogi site.).
- Tai Shogi. Very large Shogi variant.
- Dai Shogi. Shogi variant on 15 by 15 board. (Link.).
- Wa Shogi. A variant of Japanese Chess on an 11 by 11 board. (Link.).
Week ending Sep 20, 2003
Week ending Aug 16, 2003
- Fischer Random Chess . David A. Wheeler's page on Fischer Random Chess. Author: David A Wheeler. Inventor: Robert J. Fischer.
Week ending Aug 02, 2003
- 3D8 Chess: The Official Ruleset. 3D Chess using 8 stacked standard sets.
Week ending Jul 05, 2003
- Hiashatar . Mongolian Great Chess played on a 10x10 board with a pair of Bodyguard pieces per side. Author: L. U. Kisljuk.
- Dune Chess. Chess variant based on the Dune novels of Frank Herbert. By Larry L. Smith.
Week ending Jun 14, 2003
Week ending Jun 07, 2003
- Hexes Compressed Chess . Link: This version of Hexagonal Chess has rotated cells so that the angles point up and down. By Mike Layfield.
Week ending May 31, 2003
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Week ending Mar 29, 2003
- Holochess . Holographic chess-like game played in Star Wars movie. By Mike Kelley.
- PI. Commercial multiplayer chess variant for 2 - 12 players. Inventor: Dan Brown.
Week ending Mar 22, 2003
- Mad Mate . Wooden set for chessgi: captured pieces change hands and can be used as reinforcement. Inventor: Alex Randolph.
- Cai Qi. Chesslike game on circular board. Inventor: Patrick Hassel Zein.
Week ending Mar 15, 2003
- Powerchess . Players have 24 pieces to start, with four new piece types.
Week ending Feb 08, 2003
Week ending Feb 01, 2003
- Chaos Chess. Commercial chess variant with cards that modify chess rules.
Week ending Jan 25, 2003
- Millennium Chess . Commercial variant on 15 by 8 board with almost twice the normal set of pieces.
Week ending Jan 11, 2003
- Mouse and Elephant . Large variant of the Jungle game. Inventor: Ulrich Roth.
- Metapontum . Cooperative chessvariant on hexagonal board. Author: Hans L. Bodlaender. Inventor: Hans Theo Frenkel.
Week ending Jan 04, 2003
- Dragoon Chess. An attempt to make Chess more strategic by making pieces more mobile. By NotCricket .
Week ending Nov 30, 2002
- Time Traveler's Chess. Chess pieces may travel backwards in time. By Danny Purvis.
- Quang Trung Chess. The 10th edition. By Vu Q Vo.
Week ending Nov 23, 2002
- Arimaa. Uses same equipment as Chess, but designed to be difficult for computers. By Omar Syed and Aamir Syed.
- Circular Chess. Unique circular board. Sells boards, pieces, and software. By Alan Mattlage and Martin Mattlage.
Week ending Nov 09, 2002
- Pinwheel Chess . Four-player, all-against-all variant played on a pinwheel-shaped board. By C. George Boeree.
Week ending Oct 26, 2002
Week ending Oct 19, 2002
- Combination Chess. Large chess variant with combination pieces. By Vernon Nemitz.
- W.A.R.P.S. . Chess variant on round board with new pieces. Author: Burns O. Starkes II. Inventor: Joshua Madovoy and Charles G. Simms III.
Week ending Oct 12, 2002
- Bushi shogi. Shogi variant on a two-square board! Bushi means Samurai. By Georg Dunkel.
- Nana-Shogi. Shogi variant on a tiny board. By Georg Dunkel.
Week ending Sep 28, 2002
- The Chess Plus Deck. Traditional chess spliced with Dvorak cards.
Week ending Aug 31, 2002
- Bughouse Links. Comprehensive list of Bughouse resources.
Week ending Aug 24, 2002
- Kyoshogi . Variant of Shogi on a 10x10 board.
Week ending Aug 17, 2002
- Hobbit Chess . Two variants, 8x8 and 9x9, using hobbits as superpawns. By C. George Boeree.
- Chaos. A strange Chess variant designed to baffle onlookers. Inventor: Ron Kensek.
- Djambi. Four-player all-against-all game with unusual pieces; also known as Djambi. Inventor: Jean Anesto.
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- Hnefatafl - the Strategic Board Game of the Vikings . Detailed rules and history of a Chess-like game played for 100's of years in Northern Europe. Author: Sten Helmfrid.
Week ending Jun 01, 2002
- ChesK: Risk and Chess Combination. A combination of the classic chess and Risk. Author: David Howe. Inventor: Khalid Waheed.
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Week ending Apr 20, 2002
- Choson chess. Korean game, resembling Shogi, mentioned in a novel. Author: L. U. Kisljuk.
- Crown. Players secretly decide whether their king or queen (who moves like the king) is royal. Inventor: L. U. Kisljuk.
- Modern Courier Chess . An attempt to reform the courier game by emulating the development of modern chess. By Paul Byway.
Week ending Apr 13, 2002
- Shogessi (The Allday Wars) . An original large, multiplayer Chess/Shogi variant.
Week ending Mar 30, 2002
- Bastardo. 4-player game.
Week ending Feb 23, 2002
- Trigon Chess . Three-player chess and checkers on various shaped boards.
Week ending Feb 09, 2002
- 3 Man Chess. Commercial three player chess variant on a round board. Author: David Howe.
- War Chest . Customizable fantasy board game. Author: Hans L. Bodlaender.
Week ending Feb 02, 2002
- Go-Chess (tm) . Place your own pieces on a large board. By Jim Callan.
- Korean Chess . An extensive description of Korean Chess. (9x10, Cells: 90) Author: Roleigh Martin.
Week ending Jan 26, 2002
- RPGchess . Combines chess with Role Playing Game rules. By Patrick Mulcahy.
- Mutant Chess . Pieces mutate during the game.
Week ending Jan 05, 2002
Week ending Dec 22, 2001
- Kung Fu Chess . Simultaneous movement in chess variant as an action and thinking game. Author: Hans L. Bodlaender.
Week ending Dec 01, 2001
Week ending Nov 17, 2001
- A Dragonchess Page. Roberts Stevens' page on Dragonchess. Author: Rob Stevens. Inventor: Gary Gygax.
- Proteus: A Chess Army that Changes at your Command! . Variant played with 8 dice per side, each side of which has a different Chess piece printed on it. Author: David Howe.
Week ending Oct 27, 2001
Week ending Oct 13, 2001
- Shogi for Chess Players. Introduction to Shogi geared for western chess players. Author: Douglas Crockford.
Week ending Oct 06, 2001
- Tryslmaistan Chess . Fictional chess variant on board made of 24 triangles. Author: Hans L. Bodlaender.
Week ending Sep 22, 2001
- Hexichess . 3D hexagonal Chess. DOS program playing this game, and information and photo of expensive glass set. (x3, Cells: 75)
Week ending Aug 18, 2001
- TeraGames: Chess Warriors . Customizable strategy war game played on a checkerboard. By William Robinson.
Week ending Aug 04, 2001
- Kyoto Shogi and Hex Kyoto Shogi . Small shogi variants. (Link.).
Week ending Jul 28, 2001
Week ending Jul 14, 2001
- Chamaeleon. Multiplayer variant with pieces moving differently depending on square color. Inventor: Wolfgang Großkopf.
Week ending May 26, 2001
- ChessMage (tm). A Living Fantasy Chessworld.
Week ending May 12, 2001
- Touchdown chess . Win by scoring touchdowns: move your pieces across the goal line in this commercial chess variant.
- 4 Player Chess. Commercial four player chess variant.
Week ending Apr 28, 2001
- Kings Court . Commercial chess variant on 12 by 8 board based on the historical Courier chess. By Sidney LeVasseur.
- Exchequer. Commercial 3d chess variant on 4 by 4 by 4 board. (Link.).
Week ending Apr 14, 2001
Week ending Apr 07, 2001
- Senterej . Missing description
Week ending Mar 24, 2001
Week ending Jan 06, 2001
- Chessex. Hexagonal chess variant for two or three players. (Cells: 169) Inventor: Patrick K. Mullen.
- Chivalrous Attrition. Two knights jump over and may not go to visited squares. (8x8, Cells: 64) Inventor: William F. Bultas.
- cHEXx. Multiplayer chess variant on hexagonal board. (Cells: 211)
- 3D Chess Webpage, the. An improved version of Raumschach. (Link.). By Richard Goode.
- Big Battle. Large (10x10), commercial variant. By M. K. Morrison.
- Chassyrinth. A 'color-attribute' based hexagonal chess variant. Inventor: Kumar Yelubandi.
- Star Chess. 3d-chess variant on two round levels. (Link.).
- Dlyouk Janggi. Program that plays this Korean Chess Variant. (Link.).
- Evo. Game with chess-variant elements. Inventor: Giardino Italiano.
- Magichess . Chess variant that uses ideas from Magic: the Gathering card game. By Dennis Xay Voong.
- Four dimensional chess . Pieces travel in time. (Link.). (8x8x3, Cells: 192)
- King's Dimension . 3D chess variant from prototype Macingtosh program. (Link.). (8x6x3, Cells: 128)
- Janggidosa . Korean Chess Playing Program.
- Cubic Chess . Three dimensional chess variant on 7 by 7 by 7 board. (Link.). (7x7x7, Cells: 343)
- TriChess . is a hexogonal, three player variant, created and distributed by PrimeChess Oy. Inventor: Donald irvin Gebhart.
- Steeple Chess . Crossover between race game and chess.
- Klin Zha . The Authorized Klin Zha Homepage. Author: Kevin Geiselman. Inventor: Leonard B. Loyd Jr..
- New Football . A crossover of a strategy board game with football.
- Icehouse . Set of pyramids you can play several games with, including Martian chess.
- Tokar's Arcana . Chess-variant like game with different armies. Commercial game. Inventor: Anthony Gill.
- Bughouse.net. Extensive website with information on Bughouse.
- Logis 3D. 3d-chess variant by R. Planesi. (Link.). Inventor: Ronald D. Planesi.
Week ending Nov 11, 2000
- ChessWar. Strategic game played with chess pieces. By Kalle Marjola.
- Greg White's Chess Variants . Missing description Author: David Howe. Inventor: Greg White.
Week ending Oct 14, 2000
- Chessence. Small variant with many possible winning conditions. By Stephen Sniderman.
- World War Chess . Commercial variant with pieces more suited to a war game.
Week ending May 20, 2000
- Zeitgeist. . Variant with simultaneous movement. Author: David Howe. Inventor: John Cooper.
- Monochrome Chess . All pieces are the same color. Players move pieces on their side of the board. Author: David Howe. Inventor: Andrew Looney.
Week ending Jan 22, 2000
Week ending Sep 11, 1999
Week ending Mar 20, 1999
- Regimental Chess . Commercial variant. Groups of pieces can form battalions and regiments and move at the same time. (36x16, Cells: 576)
- House of Kay. Company selling a circular chess board. Author: Hans L. Bodlaender.
Week ending Jan 30, 1999
- Partner Chess . Commercial two and four-player variant on smaller cross-shaped board.
Week ending Jan 23, 1999
- MetamorphaChess . Pieces represented by dice change to another type after having moved. Inventor: Robert Dubisch.
Week ending Dec 05, 1998
- Bosworth. Commercial multiplayer chess variant for two to four players using cards as pieces.
Week ending Oct 31, 1998
- Hexagonal Chess . Half-century old hexagonal chess variant from Soviet Union. Inventor: Isaak Grigorevich Shafran.
Week ending Oct 24, 1998
- Shatra . Old game from the Altai from Russia, on special shaped board with draughts-like capture.
- Rithmomacia . Medieval game based on arithmetic and number theory.
Week ending May 16, 1998
- CHESSapeak. Website of firm selling four player chess variant. (Cells: 160) Author: Hans L. Bodlaender.
Week ending Apr 04, 1998
- Mark Davis's Chess Designs . With a round chess board. Author: Hans L. Bodlaender. Inventor: Mark Davis.
Week ending Mar 15, 1997
Week ending Jan 25, 1997
- Chance Chess Co.. Web site.
Week ending Aug 06, 1994
- Chessling. Variant where the board starts empty and each player can move or drop a piece, and the goal is capture of all opposing pieces. Author: Peter Aronson. Inventor: How-Hie Ling.
Week ending Dec 04, -1
- Cypher Chess. Game with novel piece. By Daniel Figahs.
- Ackanomic Party Chess. Multiplayer chess inside a `Nomic' game. Author: Uri Bruck.
- Makruk experiences. Tim Krabbe's WWW page on his experiences with Makruk. Author: Tim Krabbé.
- Information on historic chess variants. Missing description
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