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Fischer Random Chess Presets for Game Courier

Fischer Random Chess, also called Chess960, is a randomized Chess variant created by Bobby Fischer. The presets below all automate the randomization of pieces, enforce the rules, and spot check, checkmate, and stalemate. The images below represent some different graphic options. Click on a button to select a preset. You may further customize any preset to your liking by clicking on that preset's Customize button.

Abstract Pieces, HTML table for board

Default Preset for Chess

Magnetic Pieces, PNG image for board

Motif Pieces, CSS tiled background image for board

Alfaerie Pieces, JPG image for board

Magnetic Pieces, GIF image for board

Galactic Pieces, JPG image for board

Written by Fergus Duniho
WWW Page Created: 25 November 2003.