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The Chess Variant Pages

Deluxe Chess

This page contains one or more presets for playing a game online with Game Courier, an online server for playing Chess variants by correspondence.

Deluxe Chess

All the rules of regular chess apply on the 14 x 8 square board.

The higher rated player must change one of his Queens to a Knight at the start of the game. This levels the playing field for a more interesting game. If the stonger player is more than 400 rating points above the opponent then he must trade both corner Queens for Knights. Have Fun.

Special Rules for castling: The King may castle with any rook that hasn't moved yet by moving next to the rook and the rook jumping over the King to the square directly opposite and next to the King. All other F.I.D.E. restrictions for castling still apply.

If there is less than 20 rating points difference between the players then no Queen/Knight reduction is required

Deluxe Chess Pre-set

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By Stephen R. Stockman.
Web page created: 2006-09-15. Web page last updated: 2006-09-15