Query Results for
SELECT * FROM `IndexEntry` LEFT JOIN Item USING (ItemID) WHERE `Type` = 'PBM' AND FIND_IN_SET(:'Historical',`Categories`) AND `IsHidden` = 0 AND `Item`.`IsDeleted` = 0 AND `Language` = 'English' ORDER BY `LinkText` ASC LIMIT 500 OFFSET 0
- Archchess. Late 17th chess variant from Italy on large board with pieces which include modern queen and squirrel.
- Burmese Chess. Sittuyin preset uses a mix of equivalent pieces from Alfaerie Set.
- Cavalry Chess. All pieces have additional knight move except knights which get camel + zebra moves.
- Chaturanga. Oldest known form of chess. (Recognized!)
- Chu Shogi. Historic Japanese favorite, featuring a multi-capturing Lion.
- Courier Chess. A large historic variant from Medieval Europe.
- The Duke of Rutland's Chess. Missing description
- Gala. Historical German variant from the Middle Ages.
- Grande Acedrex. Missing description
- Great Chess. An Indian/Turkish and very playable historic variant on a 10 by 10 board.
- Gustav III's Chess. Invented by King Gustav III of Sweden (1746-92).
- Hiashatar. Mongolian Decimal Chess.
- Hindustani Chess. 19th century Indian game.
- Mimotaur Chess. Missing description
- Nilakantha's Intellectual Game. 17th or 18th century Indian chess variation.
- Ninth Century Indian Chess. Differs from Shatranj in the setup and the Elephant's move.
- Paulovits's Game. Istv.
- Raumschach. "... (German for Space Chess) is one of the first three-dimensional chess variants and the first to survive until present".
- Raumschach (rules enforcing). Play Raumschach on Game Courier, with rules enforced.
- Romanchenko's Chess. FIDE Chess trainer Romanchenko shifted the FIDE board in the middle to help his students think for themselves.
- Shatra. Old game from the Altai from Russia, on special shaped board with draughts-like capture.
- Shatranj. The widely played historic Arabian game, predecessor of modern chess. (Recognized!)
- Shatranj Al-Husun - Citadel Chess. Historical variant of Shatranj.
- Shatranj Kamil. Shatranj Kamil or "Perfect Chess" a historical variant combining alfils, camels rooks and ferz.
- Tamerlane Chess. Chess game said to have been favored, perhaps even invented, by ruler Timur the Lame in the 14th c.
- Tenjiku Shogi. Four hundred year old, large, historical variant of Shogi.
- Turkish Great Chess, variation II. Gollon's large historical variant.
- Turkish Great Chess, variation III. John Gollon's third out of six variations on Great Chess.
- Turkish Great Chess, variation IV. Play this variation of Great Chess by e-mail!