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The Chess Variant Pages

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Dark Chess

If you had a Java-capable browser, you could play Dark Chess here.

You are White. You can see only the squares to which you could move, with occupants if any. There are no double pawn moves (as per Pritchard "Darkness Chess").

In this version, you can move into, or remain in, check.

Where pawns can move will also let you know something about where enemy pieces are.
Darkness Chess

Play Dark Chess online.

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