The Chess Variant Pages

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Gabriel Maura's Modern Chess (Revised)

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This large version is popular in Puerto Rico, Spain, Central America, and South America. By the popular revision, exactly one bishop's first move must be one square orthogonally. Gabriel Maura, 1968.

Modern Chess
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