The Chess Variant Pages

Check out Metamachy, our featured variant for December, 2023.

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Credo Chess for Three

If you had a Java-capable browser, you could play Credo Chess for Three here.
Keys "s"=save "l"=load "b"=back once

Three-player version of Credo Chess. A move by one player may cause a discovered attack on the previous player's king by the next player's runner. I forbade capturing the previous player's king in this situation.

The original rules specified that whoever actually captured a king won. I used the scoring system of Echexs instead, because otherwise a player who was about to lose could sometimes choose which opponent would be the winner by selecting the square to which to move the king.

Chess Variants

These are simple illustrations rather than strong opponents. Bug reports? -- Thank you! Keep them coming!

Written by Ed Friedlander

WWW Page Added: Sunday, December 30, 2001