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Near Chess. This is a variant of Skirmish Chess designed to be friendlier to newbies. (8x8, Cells: 64) [All Comments] [Add Comment or Rating]
Rich Hutnik wrote on 2008-04-24 UTC
Ok, for those who find the bishops pointing at the rooks too dangerous, I created another Courier set up so that the Rooks are in the corner (Mini-Grand formation).  This URL was added above:
http://play.chessvariants.org/pbm/play.php?game%3DNear+Chess+%28Mini-Grand+formation%29%26settings%3DNC1