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The Chess Variant Pages

This page is written by the game's inventor, Sergey Sirotkin.

Imitating Chess


On Chess Variants Pages the interesting Joker piece is described. I have thought: Why not make a game in which all pieces (keeping the forces) move as the last moved piece.

There can be someone knows similar game, but I have tried it and it was fun for me.


as in a orthodox chess.

Initial Array

as in a orthodox chess.


The game is conducted by rules of orthodox chess with the following changes:



The rule of imitation can be used as the modifier for other chess games.

Written by Sergey Sirotkin. Web page posted by David Howe.
WWW page created: 3 Oct 2000. Last modified on: 3 Oct 2000.