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The Chess Variant Pages

Chess (Variant) Graphics by Jean Louis Cazaux

Jean Louis Cazaux, author of a forthcoming book on chess variants (in French) and one of the editors of the Chess Variant Pages website made the graphics used for his book available. Specifically, you can find here many images of fairy chess pieces. You can download the entire file:

Below, you can see a selection of these graphics in a `catalogue of chess pieces'.

Piece Catalogue

Unless specified, pieces capture as they move.

Pawns and other steppers



Combined riders-leapers

Combined steppers-leapers

Pieces with successive moves


Made by Jean-Louis Cazaux (c) 1999, 2000. WWW page made by Hans Bodlaender.
WWW page created: February 2, 2000.