5. Chess variants on different lattice boards


These chess variants are played on non-rectangular, but still square lattice boards.

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Stepped


Balbo's Chess

Diamond-shaped board

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Diagonal Oblong Chess

Board with diagonal grid – orthogonal and diagonal directions exchange roles

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Big Diagonal Chess

Big square-like board with diagonal grid

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Modified square


Adjutant Chess

The board got four new squares in the corners

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Shifted Chess (H)

The half of the board is shifted by one horizontally

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Shifted Chess (V)

The half of the board is shifted by one vertically

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Shifted Chess (H+V)

The quarters of the board are shifted by one in both directions

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Other


Cross Chess

Cross-shaped board

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L-Chess

L-shaped board, the players start sideways of each other

List games (25)  ·  Try the rules