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The Chess Variant Pages

Shako on Game Courier

Here is a selection of presets for playing Shako by Jean-Louis Cazaux on Game Courier. Click on one of the buttons below to choose a preset. Each preset enforces the rules, and each can spot check, checkmate, and stalemate. They differ only in appearance. If you find any bugs in the routines used for enforcing the rules, please report them to Greg Strong.
Default Preset for Shako
Alfaerie pieces
Fullsize board as HTML table

Abstract pieces
Fullsize board as HTML table

Cazaux pieces
Fullsize board as HTML table

Games Played

View Logs of Shako games that have been played on Game Courier

Written by Greg Strong
WWW Page Updated: 23 April 2020