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External Link: Doubles Chess

Doubles Chess was once a commercial Chess variant sold by Doubles Chess Partnership Ltd, a.k.a. DCP LTD of Mountain View California.


The game was played on a board that combined four half Chess boards together in an octagonal pattern by distorting the shape of the spaces to make them fit. The board looked like the diagram below:

The company no longer appears to be around, but archive.org includes their page describing the rules of this game.

Each player has the usual Chess pieces, which are colored white, red, black, and green.


External Link: https://web.archive.org/web/20021112191903/http://members.aol.com:80/dcpltd1/AOLWEBPAGE/CHESSRULES.html


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Author: Fergus Duniho. Inventor: Rick Gillespie and Henry Rolling.

Last revised by Fergus Duniho.


Web page created: 2021-06-30. Web page last updated: 2021-06-30