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The Chess Variant Pages

Grand Chess Preset for Game Courier

Click on one of the buttons below for a Grand Chess preset that enforces the rules and spots check, checkmate, and stalemate. These new presets use the fairychess include file, which adds the ability to name and describe pieces.

Abstract pieces
Board rendered as HTML table

Alfaerie Pieces
Board rendered as JPG image
Maple and walnut squares

Written by Fergus Duniho
WWW Page Created: 23 January 2002.