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The Chess Variant Pages

This page is written by the game's inventor, Stephen Sniderman.

External Link

This is a link to an external site for: Chessence


Invented by Stephen Sniderman: <p>"Chessence is intended to simulate the essential features of chess (including its complexity) but to eliminate some of its annoyances, such as memorized openings, one-sided contests, esoteric rules (like en passant, castling, and pawn promotion), and four-hour, 70-move battles ending in a draw." Part of The Life of Games site.

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.

By Stephen Sniderman.
Web page created: 2000-10-08. Web page last updated: 2000-10-08