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The Chess Variant Pages

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Orphic Chess

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A placed unit may displace a pawn. No non-capturing moves on the board until the king is placed. Unless the king is placed last, he must go on the first rank. Mats Winther, June 2006.

Orphic Chess

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

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