The Chess Variant Pages

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Link to: Chess Variant Applets

This is a link to large applets collection (applet is the program, which you can play directly in your WEB browser). This applets allow to play numerous chess variants. It is written by Ed Friedlander.

Link to home page of Chess Variant Applets:

Usage of this applets is very easy. Just click to the appropriate link in the page, and the applet will download and run autamatically. (Your Browser should be java enabled).You can play against the computer or against another human player on the same computer. Computer plays very weak, but to play with it may be useful to understand the rules of the chess variant and its features.

Nice collection ready to give a lot of fun to you.
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WWW page created: August 22, 1999.