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The Chess Variant Pages

This page is written by the game's inventor, (zzo38) A. Black.

Bland Chess


It is the same as FIDE chess, but nothing is allowed to move/capture/check diagonally. Knights still move same as normal chess.

I wrote a list of how each piece moves in Bland Chess:


This is based on an idea which is mostly from my brother, the name "Bland Chess" is also from my brother, I just cleaned it up a bit. He also suggested "Sharp Chess" where only diagonal moves are allowed, no orthogonal moves, but I didn't submit that one because I realized right away that it wouldn't work.

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.

By (zzo38) A. Black.
Web page created: 2007-10-05. Web page last updated: 2007-10-05