You are on the backup site for Any posts, moves, or other changes you make here will not be permanent, because the pages and database from the main site will be backed up here every midnight EST. Additionally, things may not be working right, because this site is also a testbed for newer system software. So, if you are not here to test, develop, or merely read this site, you may want to change .org to .com in the navigation bar and go to the main site.

The Chess Variant Pages

External Link

Since the original link to Cardinal Super Chess is broken, the link now goes to an archived copy at the Internet Archive:

Cardinal Super Chess

19 Apr 2018: Link updated. Old link was:

The current page is not very informative, and it no longer contains an applet for playing the game.

01 Jul 2021: Link updated. Old link was:

Cardinal Super Chess was a commercially available Chess variant during the late 1990s. Each player had 20 pieces. These included the usual 16 Chess pieces, two Cardinals, and two extra Pawns. The Cardinal had the move of a Camel. The site archived on does not describe the setup of the game.

This 'link page' is meant to provide a link to another website. Note that we have no connection to, nor bear responsibility for the linked sites.

Web page created: 1997-05-16. Web page last updated: 2018-04-19

See Also