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Henry VIII Chess Preset

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

Henry VIII Chess came a suggestion for a variant by Farshad Froogh, using a Simplified chess board (it is 8x7) for a game with 8 pawns, 7 queens and a king. The object being to either capture your opponent's king, or eliminate all your own pieces except for the king. King Henry VIII (King Henry the 8th/Eighth), is named after the former King of England, who was famous for getting rid of his wives.

The Henry VIII Chess preset is here:
http://play.chessvariants.org/pbm/play.php?game%3DHenry+VIII+Chess%26settings%3DNC1

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Author: Rich Hutnik.
Web page created: 2008-09-18. Web page last updated: 2008-09-18