6. Hexagonal chess variants


Chess variants played on boards with hexagonal fields, which have three different colours.

The movement of the pieces except pawns are described on the following page: Hexagonal chessboards. The movement of the pawns may vary in different variants.

Regular hexagon


Gliński's Chess

One of the most known hexagonal chess variants.

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McCooey's Chess

An other well-known hexagonal chess variant.

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Irregular board

Small hexagon

With fairy chess pieces


Gliński–Capablanca Chess

Hexagonal chess with fairy chess pieces.

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McCooey–Capablanca Chess

Hexagonal chess with fairy chess pieces.

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