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The Chess Variant Pages



Raumschach - picture from the book

Below, you see two scans from the book on Raumschach by Dr. Maack from Germany. This book still describes Maack's earlier idea of an 8 by 8 by 8 board.

The first shows the title page of the book; the second a picture from the book. The book is from the extensive chess collection of the Royal Library at the Hague, the Netherlands.

Click on the images for some somewhat larger pictures.


WWW page made by Hans Bodlaender.
WWW page created: August 18, 1999.