The Chess Variant Pages

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Take turns placing pieces on an empty board, none adjacent to a friend. When all are placed, take turns moving a piece. If you complete a line of three adjacent pieces, remove the last piece moved by the opponent. No displacement capturing, no checks. Win by getting five in a row or capturing all but two of the opposing units. V R Parton, 1970.

Chess Variants

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Author: Ed Friedlander. Inventor: Vernon Rylands Parton.


Chess-Merels. Lining up three units in a row captures the last enemy unit moved.

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First Created: Thursday, August 29th, 2002
Last Modified: Thursday, August 29th, 2002
File Timestamp: Wed, 14 Jul 2021 17:37:54 -0400
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