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What is a Chess variant?. An essay on what distinguishes a Chess variant from other games.[All Comments] [Add Comment or Rating]
Fergus Duniho wrote on 2016-04-23 UTC
Unless you know of some really old organizations for playing Chess variants by correspondence, it should be "didn't exist." Fairy chess goes back to at least 1918, while NOST was founded in 1960, and AISE was founded in 1975.