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This book contains, as the title implies, the rules of 100 games that can be played on a chessboard. It includes chess and draughts variants, designer games like Focus and Laska, traditional games and puzzles.
ISBN 0720606179

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100 Other Games to Play on a Chessboard

Contents:

Part I: The Chess Family

1. Chess and Related Games

Games that are based on or have some relation to chess but cannot really be considered pure variants.
Chess, Shatranj, Japanese Chess, Jetan, Chess Draughts, Cheskers

2. Pure Variants

Variations on Chess.
Chakra, Reflection Chess, Deployment Chess, Burmese Chess, Chancellor Chess, Check Chess, Maharajah and the Sepoys, Short Distance Chess, Compelled Capture Chess, Prohibition Chess, Relay Chess, Turnaround Chess, Marseillaise Chess, Kriegspiel, Grid Chess, Cylindrical Chess, Pocket Knight Chess, Special Move Chess, Replacement Chess, Shooting Chess, Rejection Chess, Baring Chess, Losing Chess, Multi-Capture Chess, Random Placement Chess, Chameleon Chess, Battle-Placement Chess, Alice Chess, Kamikaze Chess, Quarter-Turn Chess, Explosion Chess, Dice Chess, Five-Minute Chess

3. Fairy Chess Pieces

Pieces which are variations on a: pawn, queen, bishop, rook, knight.
Combinations of two or more pieces.
Special powers applied to one or more pieces.

Part II: Miscellany

1. Occupational Games

Games in which the objective is to occupy certain squares of the board.
Salta, Chessboard Halma, The Fox and the Geese, Across, Breakthrough

2. Positional Games

Games in which the objective is to manoeuvre counters into certain positions or patterns.
Connection, Square, Trebles, Draughts Go Bang, Line of Four, Action Lines

3. Draughts and Variations

Games based on the game of draughts.
Draughts, Spanish Draughts, Italian Draughts, French Draughts, Turkish Draughts, Losing Draughts, Dual-King Draughts, Double-Back Draughts, Transportation Draughts, Digital Draughts (and Variations 1 & 2), Diagonal Draughts (with 12 pieces, and variation), Redrafting Draughts, Conversion Redrafting Draughts, Pasta

4. Custodian Capture Games

Games in which counters are captured if they are surrounded in some way.
Chessboard Hasami Shogi (and variation), Othello (or Reversi), Ming Mang

5. Games Played on the Intersections

Games played on the intersections, rather than the squares.
Conquest (and variation), Lasca, Advice, Chessboard Go, Tablut, Loco

6. Miscellaneous Games

Countersum (and variation), Acquisitions (and variation), Stack, Quin, Lanrick, Takeover, Battleship, The Longest Route, Corner, No Trios, Contact

Part III: Puzzles

1. Puzzles Involving Chess Pieces

2. Other Puzzles

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