5. Chess variants on different lattice boards


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

Stepped


Diagonal Oblong Chess

Board with diagonal grid – orthogonal and diagonal directions exchange roles


Big Diagonal Chess

Big square-like board with diagonal grid

Modified square


Adjutant Chess

The board got four new squares in the corners


Shifted Chess (H)

The half of the board is shifted by one horizontally


Shifted Chess (V)

The half of the board is shifted by one vertically


Shifted Chess (H+V)

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

Other


L-Chess

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