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

You can play Christian Freeling's Loonybird HERE.

Due to copyright, I cannot use Christian Freeling's normal piece images. I also do not want to use the images that I may scour from the Alfaerie: Many piece set. Thus, the 7x7 board is displayed as 2 boards, each one with a set of pieces. Whereas the bottom board represents the Carriers, the top board represents the Hunters. Though you have to move both pieces, it has the advantage that it is easier to separate the moves and captures at a glance. The central squares are of slightly different color to center the boards for the eyes as well.

Peg Chess

You can also use this preset to play the Loony Variant of my own Peg Chess. Rules and instructions for operating the preset are found on that page.

This 'user submitted' page is a collaboration between the posting user and the Chess Variant Pages. Registered contributors to the Chess Variant Pages have the ability to post their own works, subject to review and editing by the Chess Variant Pages Editorial Staff.

Author: John Smith. Inventor: Christian Freeling.
Web page created: 2009-12-20. Web page last updated: 2009-12-20