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The Chess Variant Pages

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Byzantine Chess

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Keys "s"=save "l"=load "b"=back once

Byzantine Chess

This is a variant of Shatranj played on a round board. It was revived in the 1700's. I have not yet implemented the rule which allows a player to remove his two pawns that are blocking one another.

Chess Variants

These are simple illustrations rather than strong opponents.

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Written by Ed Friedlander

WWW Page Added: Sunday, December 30, 2001