(and chess variants)
In the western world, Chess
is everyone's first abstract game, and also one of the most widely
available games in virtually any game related context. As the
worlds best known abstract, it's also the focus of unlimited numbers of
variants and related games. Some are just for fun, others are
the focus of serious play. A few variants are at Boardspace.
- Chess960, also known as Fisher Random Chess.
- Ultima A truely different kind of chess,
- King's Color is a wild chess-like game on a Hex board.
- Atomic Chess is a super-explosive variant - all captures have a 3x3 kill radius.
They play ok, but are not intended to be world class opponents.
Ultima chess variant