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Chess Variants: All Are Games of Strategy

Friday, April 28th, 2017:

While traditional chess remains most popular around the world, there are variants of the game which are interesting to compare. Similar to orthodox chess, as it’s sometimes called, these chess variants all use a chess board and a chess set, are thematically based on a military battle, and primarily work to protect the king (and to win, capture the opponent’s). Orthodox Chess With traditional chess, two players square off opposite a checkered chess board comprised of 64 squares: 8 columns by 8 rows, with the squares alternating between white and black. Onto this board, a chess set is broken out […] Read More →

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