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The Chess Variant Pages

Link to: Mad Mate

Abacus Spiele is a game publisher in Germany. One of their games is the game of Mad Mate, which is a republication of the chess variant, known under many names, including Chessgi. In this variant, taken pieces can be used as reinforcements, following the Shogi rule.

The Mad Mate set appears to be a well crafted wooden set. It can be bought online, e.g., from the German game shop Spielenet.

Mad Mate:

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Posted by Hans Bodlaender.
Web page created on: 20 Mar 2003. Last modified on: 20 Mar 2003.