4. Chess variants with modified rules


These chess variants change one of the general rules of chess, which does not fit in any other category.

Other goal


Capture all!

There is no king. Players can win by capturing all opposing pieces.

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Dunsany's Chess

White has lots of pawns, and Black has the usual set of pieces.

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Coregal Chess

Queens can be checkmated as well as kings.

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Knightmate

The knight is to be checkmated. The kings are regular, capturable pieces.

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Modified movement-rules


Cylinder Chess

The left and right sides of the board are joined, i.e. pieces can go off one side and reapper on the other.

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Bouncing Chess

The bishop and the queen bounce off from the left and the right sides of the board.

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Berolina Chess

Pawns move diagonally and capture orthogonally forwards.

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Berolina Chess II.

Pawns move diagonally and capture orthogonally forwards or sideways.

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Multimove variants


Double-move Chess

Players move twice per turn.

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Double-move Pawn Chess

Double-move Chess with only pawns and kings.

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Monster Chess

White has only king and some pawns, but moves twice per turn.

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