The Chess Variant Pages



Check out Marseillais Chess, our featured variant for February, 2024.

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Ninny Chess

If you had a Java-capable browser, you could play Ninny Chess here.
Keys "s"=save "l"=load "b"=back once

This classic commercial board game (Parker Brothers) is considered a standard chess variant.

Ninny. Moves one square in any direction indicated by the square it's on.
Numskull. Moves any number of squares in any direction indicated by the square it's on. Cannot jump other pieces.
Brain. Moves one square in any direction indicated by the square it's on. When you checkmate the opponent's brain, you win.

Ninny Chess ("Smess", "All the King's Men")

Chess Variants

These are simple illustrations rather than strong opponents.

Chess Variants

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Written by Ed Friedlander


WWW Page Added: Sunday, December 30, 2001