The President of AISE, Alessandro Castelli, sent me
the following description about AISE, Associazione Italiana Scacchi Eterodossi,
(the Italian Association of Chess Variants). (Some minor editing done by
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The AISE web site is no longer active. We do not know when or if it will be active again. June 23, 2004.
- The web site
of AISE is no longer active: http://www.comune.macerata.it/associa/aise/aise.htm (In Italian).
AISE: Associazione Italiana Scacchi Eterodossi
AISE is an association devoted to chess variants and non chess
AISE's Members are from:
USA, Canada, UK, France, Belgium, Denmark,
Spain, Germany, Ukraine, Lithuania, Russia, Sweden, Czech Rep., Slovakia,
AISE organises every year the following correspondence tournaments:
- International Championship: Italian
Progressive C., English Progressive
C., Avalanche C. (every three years),
N-relay C. (every three years).
- AISE Championship: Circe Progressive C., Cannibal C., Italian
Progressive C., Give-away C., Marseillais
C., Progressive Take All C., Give-away Progressive
- Heterochess Olympics Games (every four years)
- Other International Grand Prix Tournaments:
- 1st. Trimester: Billiard Progressive C., English
Progressive C., Kamikaze Progressive C., Spherical Progressive C.,
Marseillais C., Triplets
C., Alice C., Liars C., N-Relay
C., Tutti Frutti, U-chess, Janus, XiangQi,
Shatar (Mongolian Chess), and NCG tournaments Spanish Pool, Give and Take,
- 2nd Trimester: Cylindrical Progressive C., Progressive
Take All C., Slow Progressive C., Give-away
Progressive C., Degradation Progressive C., Give-away Marseillais C.,
C., Minichess, Transportation Co-C., Shogi,
Korean Shogi, and NCG tournaments Line of Action, Go 13x13.
- 3rd Trimester: Italian Progressive
C., Cannibal C., Circe Progressive C., Scottish Modern C., Marseillais
Take All C., Double Dynamo C., Conversion Co-C., Dynamo,
Racing Kings, Reincarnation C., Ultima,
Shatranj, Tori Shogi, and NCG tournaments Crossing,
- 4th Trimester: Progressive Berolina C., Replacement Progressive C.,
Mutation Progressive C., Progressive Avalanche C., Doublemove
C., O/R Co-C., Spherical C., Avalanche
C., Give-away C., Siamese
C. (Bughouse C.), ChangGi, Mini Shogi, and NCG Tournaments Go 9x9,
The AISE Bulletin is the Eteroscacco Magazine (ISSN 1121-6387).
The first issue was published in 1980. Eteroscacco columns are: Chess Variants,
Games from AISE tournaments, Theory and History of Chess Variants, Non
Chess Games, Oriental Games, Book Reviews, ... The columns are in
and sometimes in English.
Contact for information:
via Potenza 11
I-62010 Villa Potenza (MC)
Last modified: June 23, 2004.
Last modified: Sunday, April 1, 2012