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This page contains one or more presets for playing a game online with Game Courier, an online server for playing Chess variants by correspondence.

Colossus is a 10x10 board Chess variant in which each player starts off with 10 pawns, 4 knights, 4 bishops, 4 rooks, 1 queen and 1 king.

The following preset has been programmed by Fergus Duniho to enforce the rules and show legal moves:

Click the image to play Colossus on Game Courier

Here is the original unprogrammed preset.

Play Colossus on game courier.

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Author: Charles Daniel and Fergus Duniho. Inventor: Charles Daniel.
Web page created: 2010-02-12. Web page last updated: 2016-04-04