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What's your favorite variant?

freyrobert

Do you have a favorite variant? Mine is Chaturanga.

jean-louiscazaux

What is chaturanga for you? The first meaning of this word, in a chess context (there are other contexts) is the ancient game of chess played in North-West India from the years 600 C.E. It is similar to chatrang of Persians, later shatranj of the Arabs, i.e. a game for 2 players, usually played by skill with no dice. For some, chaturanga means the variant first described in 1030 as a four-handed game, sometimes played with dice. Is that your favorite variant?

freyrobert

yes

 

Ungeniogenial
Crazyhouse
freyrobert

Nice!

 

BISHOP_e3

Three Check Chess960 

GM_Diamond

4 player chess