The Chess Variant Pages

Check out Sac Chess, our

featured variant for October, 2023.

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Joari-Joara Chess

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

Popular variant from West India. You may capture a guarded unit if and only if the move gives discovered check. The king can move only to escape check. If the king has not been checked, he can move as a knight, once.

Chess Variants

These are simple illustrations rather than strong opponents.

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Written by Ed Friedlander

WWW Page Added: Sunday, December 30, 2001