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The book A History of Chess was written by H. J. R. Murray (1868–1955) and published in 1913.
An abstract strategy game is a strategy game that does not rely on a theme.
Advanced Chess is a form of chess where each human player uses a computer chess program to explore the possible results of candidate moves.
Alexandre Deschapelles (March 7, 1780 in Ville-d'Avray near VersaillesOctober 27, 1847 in Paris) was a French chess player who, between the death of François-André Danican Philidor and the rise of Louis-Charles Mahé de La Bourdonnais, was probably the strongest player in the world.
Alice Chess is a chess variant invented in 1953 by V. R. Parton which employs two chessboards rather than one, and a slight (but significant) alteration to the standard rules of chess.
Almost Chess is a chess variant invented by Ralph Betza in 1977.
Alquerque (also known as Qirkat) is a strategy board game that is thought to have originated in the Middle East.
An amazon (also known as a queen+knight compound) is a fairy chess piece that can move like a queen or a knight (or, equivalently, like a rook, bishop, or knight).
Andernach chess is a chess variant in which a piece making a capture (except kings) changes colour.
The Ankh-Morpork Assassins' Guild is a professional organisation and school for assassins in Terry Pratchett's long-running Discworld series of fantasy novels.
An anti-king, anti king or antiking (Gegenkönig, antiroi, protikrál) is a would-be king who, due to succession disputes or simple political opposition, declares himself king in opposition to a reigning monarch.
Apocalypse is a chess variant invented by C. S. Elliott in 1976.
Assassination is the killing of a prominent person, either for political or religious reasons or for payment.
Atomic chess is a chess variant.
Avalanche chess is a chess variant designed by Ralph Betza in 1977.
Backgammon is one of the oldest known board games.
Balbo's Game is a chess variant invented by M. G. Balbo in 1974.
Baroque chess is a chess variant invented in 1962 by Robert Abbott.
Beirut Chess is a chess variant invented by Jim Winslow in 1992.
Berolina chess is a chess variant using a popular fairy chess piece called the Berolina pawn (also known as Berlin pawn or Anti-pawn).
Blindfold chess (also known as sans voir) is a form of chess play wherein the players do not see the positions of the pieces or touch them.
A board game is a tabletop game that involves counters or moved or placed on a pre-marked surface or "board", according to a set of rules.
Robert James Fischer (March 9, 1943January 17, 2008) was an American chess grandmaster and the eleventh World Chess Champion.
is a strategic, maze-based video game franchise originally developed by Hudson Soft and currently owned by Konami.
Bosworth is a four-handed chess variant manufactured by Out of the Box Publishing company since 1998.
In mathematical analysis and related areas of mathematics, a set is called bounded, if it is, in a certain sense, of finite size.
The British Chess Variants Society (or BCVS) was an association of chess variant players and developers active between 1997 and 2010.
Bruce Harper (born June 20, 1955) is a retired American football running back and kick returner for the New York Jets of the NFL.
Bughouse chess (also known as Exchange chess, Siamese chess, Tandem chess, Transfer chess, Double bughouse, Cross chess, Swap chess or simply bughouse or bug) is a popular chess variant played on two chessboards by four players in teams of two.
Business chess is a variant of chess played in teams.
Capablanca Chess (or Capablanca's Chess) is a chess variant invented in the 1920s by former World Chess Champion José Raúl Capablanca.
Capablanca Random Chess (CRC) is a chess variant invented by Reinhard Scharnagl in 2004.
Chad is a chess variant for two players created by Christian Freeling in 1979.
Chaturaji (meaning "four kings", and also known as choupat, IAST) is a four-player chess-like game.
Chaturanga (चतुरङ्ग), or catur for short, is an ancient Indian strategy game which is commonly theorized to be the common ancestor of the board games chess, shogi, sittuyin, makruk, xiangqi and janggi.
A check is a condition in chess, shogi, and xiangqi that occurs when a player's king (or general in xiangqi) is under threat of on their opponent's next turn.
Checkless Chess (or prohibition chess) is a chess variant where neither player is allowed to give a check, with the exception of checkmate.
Checkmate (often shortened to mate) is a game position in chess and other chess-like games in which a player's king is in check (threatened with) and there is no way to remove the threat.
Chesquerque is a chess variant invented by George R. Dekle, Sr. in 1986.
Chess is a two-player strategy board game played on a chessboard, a checkered gameboard with 64 squares arranged in an 8×8 grid.
There are efforts to use the game of chess as a tool to aid the intellectual development of young people.
Chess boxing, or chessboxing, is a hybrid fighting sport (or a hybrid board game) that combines two traditional pastimes: chess, a cerebral board game, and boxing, a physical sport.
In computer chess, a chess engine is a computer program that analyses chess or chess variant positions and makes decisions on the best chess moves.
Chess on a Really Big Board is a large chess variant invented by Ralph Betza around 1996.
A chess opening or simply an opening refers to the initial moves of a chess game.
A chess problem, also called a chess composition, is a puzzle set by somebody using chess pieces on a chess board, that presents the solver with a particular task to be achieved.
A chess puzzle is a puzzle in which knowledge of the pieces and rules of chess is used to solve logically a chess-related problem.
Chess with different armies (or Betza's Chess or Equal Armies) is a chess variant invented by Ralph Betza in 1979.
Chess960, also called Fischer Random Chess (originally Fischerandom), is a variant of chess invented and advocated by former world chess champion Bobby Fischer, announced publicly on June 19, 1996, in Buenos Aires, Argentina.
A chessboard is the type of checkerboard used in the board game chess, consisting of 64 squares (eight rows and eight columns).
Chessence is a chess variant invented by Jim Winslow in 1989.
ChessV (short for Chess Variants) is a free computer program designed to play a large number of chess variants.
Chigorin Chess is a chess variant invented by Ralph Betza in 2002.
Christian Freeling (born 1 February 1947 in Enschede, Netherlands) is a Dutch game designer and inventor of abstract strategy games, notably Grand Chess, Havannah, Hexdame and Dameo.
Chu shogi (中将棋 chū shōgi or Middle Shogi) is a strategy board game native to Japan.
Circe chess (or just Circe) is a chess variant in which captured pieces are reborn on their starting positions as soon as they are captured.
Circular chess is a chess variant played using the standard set of pieces on a circular board consisting of four rings, each of sixteen squares.
A collectible card game (CCG), also called a trading card game (TCG) or many other names, is a kind of strategy card game that was created in 1993 and consists of specially designed sets of playing cards.
Congo is a chess variant invented by Demian Freeling in 1982 when he was nearly 8 years old.
Correspondence chess is chess or variant chess played by various forms of long-distance correspondence, often through a correspondence chess server, a public internet chess forum, email, or the postal system.
Courier Chess (or The Courier Game or simply courier) is a strategy board game in the chess family.
Crazyhouse (also known as drop chess, mad chess, reinforcement chess, turnabout chess and schizo-chess) is a chess variant similar to bughouse chess, but with only two players.
Cross Chess is a chess variant invented by George R. Dekle, Sr. in 1982.
Cubic Chess is a chess variant invented by Vladimír Pribylinec beginning with an early version (named Echos) in 1977.
Cylinder chess (or Cylindrical chess) is a chess variant with an unusual board.
Dark chess is a chess variant with incomplete information, similar to Kriegspiel.
David Brine Pritchard (19 October 1919 – 12 December 2005)David Pritchard. The Times (London).
Deep Blue was a chess-playing computer developed by IBM.
Dice chess can refer to a number of chess variants in which dice are used to alter gameplay; specifically that the moves available to each player are determined by rolling a pair of ordinary six-sided dice.
Diplomat chess is a chess variant invented by Carlos Martín-Fuertes in 2003 as a contribution to a, organised by The Chess Variant Pages.
In chess, a discovered attack is an attack revealed when one piece moves out of the way of another.
Discworld is a comic fantasy book series written by the English author Terry Pratchett (1948–2015), set on the fictional Discworld, a flat disc balanced on the backs of four elephants which in turn stand on the back of a giant turtle, Great A'Tuin.
Displacement chess is a family of chess variants in which a few pieces are transposed in the initial standard chess position.
For the region in Sumatra see Jambi Djambi (also described as "Machiavelli's chessboard") is a board game and a chess variant for four players, invented by Jean Anesto in 1975.
Double Chess is a chess variant invented by Julian S. Grant Hayward in 1916.
Dragonchess is a three-dimensional fantasy chess variant created by Gary Gygax, co-creator of the famed role-playing game Dungeons & Dragons.
Dragonfly (also known as Shuttle Chess or Bird Chess) is a chess variant invented by Christian Freeling in 1983.
Draughts (British English) or checkers (American English) is a group of strategy board games for two players which involve diagonal moves of uniform game pieces and mandatory captures by jumping over opponent pieces.
Duell is a two-player chess variant played with dice on a board of 9×8 squares.
Dunsany's Chess, also known as Dunsany's Game, is an asymmetric chess variant in which one side has standard chess pieces, and the other side has 32 pawns.
Dynamo Chess is a chess variant invented by chess problemists Hans Klüver and Peter Kahl in 1968.
Embassy chess is a chess variant created in 2005 by Kevin Hill.
An empress is a fairy chess piece that can move like a rook or a knight.
En passant (in passing) is a move in chess.
Enochian chess is a four-player chess variant, similar to Chaturanga, associated with the Hermetic Order of the Golden Dawn.
Extinction chess is a chess variant invented by R. Wayne Schmittberger, editor of Games magazine, in 1985.
Fairy chess is the area of chess composition in which there are some changes to the rules of chess.
A fairy chess piece, variant chess piece, unorthodox chess piece, or heterodox chess piece is a chess piece not used in conventional chess but incorporated into certain chess variants and some chess problems.
Fairy-Max is a free and open source chess engine which can play orthodox chess as well as chess variants.
Falcon-Hunter Chess (also called Schultz's Chess, One-Way Chess, or Meso Chess) is a chess variant invented by Karl Schultz in 1943 employing the two fairy chess pieces falcon and hunter.
Fast chess (also known as speed chess) is a variation of chess in which each side is given less time to make their moves than under normal tournament time controls.
A ferz (or fers) is a fairy chess piece that moves like a bishop, but can only go one square.
Flying chess is a chess variant using a three-dimensional board.
Forchess is a four-player chess variant developed by T. K. Rogers, an American engineer.
Fortress chess (or Russian Four-Handed chess) is a four-player chess variant played in Russia in 18th and 19th centuries.
Four-player chess (also known as Four-handed, Four-man, or Four-way chess) is a family of chess variants typically played with four people.
Frederick William Galvin is a mathematician, currently a professor at the University of Kansas.
Game of the Three Kingdoms (Chinese: 三國棋, p Sān-guó-qí ; also called Sanguo Qi, Three Kingdoms Chess, or Three-Handed Xiangqi) is a three-player variant of the game xiangqi ("Chinese chess").
The fictional universe of the Discworld novels by Terry Pratchett features a number of invented games, some of which have gone on to spawn real-world variants.
Garry Kimovich Kasparov (Га́рри Ки́мович Каспа́ров,; Armenian: Գարրի Կիմովիչ Կասպարով; born Garik Kimovich Weinstein, 13 April 1963) is a Russian chess grandmaster, former world chess champion, writer, and political activist, who many consider to be the greatest chess player of all time.
Ernest Gary Gygax (July 27, 1938 – March 4, 2008) was an American game designer and author best known for co-creating the pioneering role-playing game Dungeons & Dragons (D&D) with Dave Arneson.
Gess is a strategy board game for two players, involving a grid board and mutating pieces.
This page explains commonly used terms in chess in alphabetical order.
Go is an abstract strategy board game for two players, in which the aim is to surround more territory than the opponent.
Grand Chess is a large-board chess variant invented by Dutch games designer Christian Freeling in 1984.
The title Grandmaster (GM) is awarded to chess players by the world chess organization FIDE.
Grant Acedrex is a medieval chess variant dating back to the time of King Alfonso X of Castile.
Grasshopper chess is a chess variant, in which the pawns are allowed to promote to a fairy piece, the grasshopper.
Grid chess is a chess variant invented by Walter Stead in 1953.
A handicap (or "odds") in chess is variant ways to enable a weaker player to have a chance of winning against a stronger one.
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The Hermetic Order of the Golden Dawn (Ordo Hermeticus Aurorae Aureae; or, more commonly, the Golden Dawn (Aurora Aurea)) was an organization devoted to the study and practice of the occult, metaphysics, and paranormal activities during the late 19th and early 20th centuries.
A hex map, hex board, or hex grid is a game board design commonly used in wargames of all scales.
Hexagonal chess refers to a group of chess variants played on boards composed of hexagon.
The history of chess can be traced back nearly 1500 years, although the earliest origins are uncertain.
Hostage Chess is a chess variant invented by John Leslie in 1997.
Icehouse pieces, or Icehouse Pyramids, Treehouse pieces, Treehouse Pyramids and officially Looney Pyramids, are nestable and stackable pyramid-shaped gaming pieces and a game system.
Infinite chess is any of several variations of the game chess played on an unbounded chessboard.
Janggi (including romanizations changgi and jangki), sometimes called Korean chess, is a strategy board game popular in Korea.
Many variants of janggi have been developed over the centuries.
Janus Chess is a chess variant played on a 10×8 board.
Jeson Mor (English: "Nine Horses") is a two-player strategy board game from Mongolia.
John Andrew Leslie (born August 2, 1940) is a Canadian philosopher.
José Raúl Capablanca y Graupera (19 November 1888 – 8 March 1942) was a Cuban chess player who was world chess champion from 1921 to 1927.
Jungle or Dou Shou Qi is a traditional Chinese board game played on a 7×9 board.
In chess, the king (♔,♚) is the most important piece.
King of the Hill is a chess variant in which, in addition to checkmate, a player can also win by moving his king to one of the central four squares.
Knight Relay chess (also called N-Relay chess) is a chess variant invented by Mannis Charosh in 1972.
Knightmare Chess is a fantasy chess variant published by Steve Jackson Games (SJG) in 1996.
Kriegspiel is a chess variant invented by Henry Michael Temple in 1899 and based upon the original Kriegsspiel (German for war game) developed by Georg von Reiswitz in 1812.
Kung-Fu Chess is a chess variant without turns, therefore being related as a real-time strategy game.
László Polgár (born 11 May 1946 in Gyöngyös), is a Hungarian chess teacher and educational psychologist.
François Antoine de Legall de Kermeur (1702–92) was a French chess player.
Legan chess (or Legan's game) is a chess variant invented by L. Legan in 1913.
An abstract strategy game is a board, card or other game where game play does not simulate a real world theme, and a player's decisions affect the outcome.
Los Alamos chess (or Anti-clerical chess) is a chess variant played on a 6×6 board without bishops.
Losing Chess (also known as Antichess, the Losing Game, Giveaway Chess, Suicide Chess, Killer Chess, Must-Kill, Take-All Chess, Capture Chess or Losums) is one of the most popular chess variants.
Louis-Charles Mahé de La Bourdonnais (1795– December 1840) was a French chess master, possibly the strongest player in the early 19th century.
Madrasi chess is a chess variant invented in 1979 by Abdul Jabbar Karwatkar.
Maharajah and the Sepoys, originally called Shatranj Diwana Shah and also known as The Mad King's Game and Maharajah chess, is a popular chess variant with different armies for white and black.
Mak-yek (หมากแยก) is a two-player abstract strategy board game played in Thailand (formerly called Siam) and Myanmar (formerly called Burma).
Makruk (หมากรุก), or Thai chess, is a board game that descended from the 6th-century Indian game of chaturanga or a close relative thereof, and therefore related to chess.
Marseillais chess (also called Double-Move chess) is a chess variant in which each player moves twice per turn.
Martian Chess is an abstract strategy game for two or four players invented by Andrew Looney in 1999.
Masonic Chess is a chess variant invented by George R. Dekle, Sr. in 1983.
Millennium 3D Chess is a chess variant created by William L. D'Agostino in 2001 which employs three vertically stacked 8×8 boards, with each player controlling a standard set of chess pieces.
Miniature wargaming is a form of wargaming which incorporates miniature figures, miniature armor and modeled terrain as the main components of play and which was first invented at the beginning of the 19th century in Prussia.
Minichess is a family of chess variants played with regular chess pieces and standard rules, but on a smaller board.
A mobile game is a video game played on a feature phone, smartphone/tablet, smartwatch, PDA, portable media player or graphing calculator.
Modern Chess is a chess variant played on a 9×9 board.
Monochromatic chess is a chess variant with unknown origin.
Monster chess—or Super King chess—is a chess variant in which the White side has only a king and four pawns to fight against all the pieces of the Black side.
Navia Dratp (ナヴィア ドラップ) is a collectible miniatures game with similarities to shogi, the Japanese equivalent of chess.
A nightrider (also known as a knightmare or unicorn, though the latter sometimes also means the bishop+nightrider compound) is a fairy chess piece that can move any number of steps as a knight in the same direction.
Omega Chess is a commercial chess variant designed by Daniel MacDonald.
In mathematics, orthogonality is the generalization of the notion of perpendicularity to the linear algebra of bilinear forms.
Ouk-Khmer (also known as Cambodian Chess) is a chess variant which D. B. Pritchard claimed was played in Cambodia although its actual origins appear to be unknown.
Oxford University Press (OUP) is the largest university press in the world, and the second oldest after Cambridge University Press.
Pal Benko (Benkő Pál; born July 14, 1928) is a Hungarian–American chess grandmaster, author, and composer of endgame studies and chess problems.
Parallel Worlds Chess is a three-dimensional chess variant invented by R. Wayne Schmittberger in the 1980s.
Patience, or solitaire as it is known in the US and Canada, is a genre of card games that can be played by a single player.
Patrol chess is a chess variant in which captures can be made and checks given only if the capturing or checking piece is guarded (or patrolled) by a friendly unit.
Penultima is a game of inductive logic, played on a chess board.
In economics, perfect information is a feature of perfect competition.
PlunderChess is a chess variant in which the capturing piece is allowed to temporarily take the moving abilities of the piece taken.
Pocket Mutation Chess is a chess variant invented by Mike Nelson in 2003.
Poker is a family of card games that combines gambling, strategy, and skill.
Portal Chess is a chess variant which uses at least two fairy pieces called portals (or less commonly portholes).
A princess is a fairy chess piece that can move like a bishop or a knight.
Progressive chess is a chess variant in which players, rather than just making one move per turn, play progressively longer series of moves.
Quantum superposition is a fundamental principle of quantum mechanics.
Quatrochess is a chess variant for four players invented by George R. Dekle, Sr. in 1986.
The queen (♕,♛) is the most powerful piece in the game of chess, able to move any number of squares vertically, horizontally or diagonally.
Ralph Betza (born 1945) is a FIDE Master and inventor of chess variants such as Chess with different armies, Avalanche chess, and Way of the Knight.
Really Bad Chess (stylized as really bad chess) is a mobile video game developed by Zach Gage.
Rhombic Chess is a chess variant for two players created by Tony Paletta in 1980.
A role-playing game (sometimes spelled roleplaying game and abbreviated to RPG) is a game in which players assume the roles of characters in a fictional setting.
Rollerball is a chess variant invented by Jean-Louis Cazaux in 1998.
Sannin shōgi (三人将棋 three-person chess), or in full kokusai sannin shōgi (国際三人将棋 international three-person chess), is a three-person shogi variant invented circa 1930 by Tanigasaki Jisuke and recently revived.
Seirawan chess (also SHARPER chess or S-Chess), is a chess variant invented by American grandmaster Yasser Seirawan and Bruce Harper in 2007.
Senterej (Amharic ሰንጠረዥ sänṭäräž or Ethiopian chess) is a regional chess variant, the form of chess traditionally played in Ethiopia.
Shatar (Mongolian: Monggol sitar-a, "Mongolian shatranj"; a.k.a. shatar) and hiashatar are two chess variants played in Mongolia.
Shatranj (شطرنج, from Middle Persian chatrang) is an old form of chess, as played in the Persian Empire.
(), also known as Japanese chess or the Game of Generals, is a two-player strategy board game in the same family as chess, chaturanga, makruk, shatranj, janggi and xiangqi, and is the most popular of a family of chess variants native to Japan.
Many variants of shogi have been developed over the centuries, ranging from some of the largest chess-type games ever played to some of the smallest.
"The short assize" (French court assize.
Sittuyin (စစ်တုရင်), also known as Burmese chess, is a variant of chess that is a direct offspring of the Indian game of chaturanga which arrived in 8th century AD.
Star Trek is an American science fiction television series created by Gene Roddenberry that follows the adventures of the starship and its crew.
Steve Jackson Games (SJGames) is a game company, founded in 1980 by Steve Jackson, that creates and publishes role-playing, board, and card games, and the gaming magazine Pyramid.
Stratomic is a chess variant invented by Robert Montay-Marsais in 1972.
Tamerlane Chess is a strategy board game related to chess and derived from chaturanga.
The Chess Variant Pages is a popular non-commercial Internet website devoted to chess variants.
Three-check chess is a chess variant in which the winner is the first player to check their opponent three times.
Three-dimensional chess (or 3D chess) refers to any chess variant that uses multiple boards at different levels, allowing the chess pieces to move in three physical dimensions.
Three-Man Chess is a chess variant for three players invented by George R. Dekle, Sr. in 1984.
Three-player chess (also known as Three-handed, Three-man, or Three-way chess) is a family of chess variants specially designed for three players.
Transcendental Chess is a chess variant invented in 1978 by Maxwell Lawrence.
Tri-Chess is the name of a chess variant for three players invented by George R. Dekle, Sr. in 1986.
Triangular Chess is a chess variant for two players invented by George R. Dekle, Sr. in 1986.
Troy is a chess variant inspired by the Trojan War.
Tuttle Publishing, originally the Charles E. Tuttle Company, is a book publishing company that includes Tuttle, Periplus Editions, and Journey Editions.
Vernon Rylands Parton (2 October 1897 – 31 December 1974) was an English chess enthusiast and prolific chess variant inventor, his most renowned variant being Alice Chess.
Way of the Knight (WOTN) is a chess variant invented by Ralph Betza before 1994.
The Western world refers to various nations depending on the context, most often including at least part of Europe and the Americas.
Wildebeest Chess is a chess variant created by R. Wayne Schmittberger in 1987.
Wolf Chess is a chess variant invented by Dr.
XBoard is a graphical chessboard for the X Window System.
Xiangqi, also called Chinese chess, is a strategy board game for two players.
Many variants of xiangqi have been developed over the centuries.
Yasser Seirawan (ياسر سيروان; born March 24, 1960) is an American chess grandmaster and four-time United States champion.
Yoko Ono (小野 洋子, born February 18, 1933) is a Japanese multimedia artist, singer, songwriter, and peace activist who is also known for her work in performance art and filmmaking.
Zach Gage is an indie video game developer based in New York City and best known for his iOS games, including SpellTower.
Zillions of Games is a commercial general game playing system developed by Jeff Mallett and Mark Lefler in 1998.
2000 A.D. is a chess variant created by V. R. Parton which employs fairy chess pieces on a 10×10 board.
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