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The Chess Variant Pages

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

School Chess

It is a small school joke.

In this game the chess game is played, and the names of cities on the certain letter are made. It reminds a lesson of geography.


All rules as in orthodox chess with the following changes:

For example. The player wants to move Rook. He speaks: "Rotterdam". And only then moves Rook.


It becomes amusing, when can not recollect the name of city, and the situation in game requires movement of such piece. Whether there are a lot of names of cities you remember, for example, on the letter "P" (for pawn's movement).

Written by Sergey Sirotkin. Web page posted by David Howe.
WWW page created: 20 Jul 2000. Last modified on: 20 Jul 2000.