3 player chess

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. Many variations of three-player chess have been devised. They usually use a non-standard board, for example, a hexagonal or three-sided board that connects the center cells in a special way. The three armies are differentiated usually by color. Three-player chess variants (as well as other three-player games) are the hardest […]

4 player chess

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. A special board made of standard 8×8 squares with an additional 3 rows of 8 cells extending from each side is common. Four sets of differently colored pieces are needed to play these variants. Four-player chess follows the same basic rules as regular chess. There are […]

How to play?

The player with the white pieces always moves first. ~How to move figures~ ~The king moves one square in any direction. The king also has a special move called castling that involves also moving a rook. ~The rook can move any number of squares along a rank or file, but cannot leap over other pieces. Along with the king, a rook is involved during the king’s […]

What is chess?

Chess is a two-player strategy board game played on a chessboard, a checkered game-board with 64 squares arranged in an 8×8 grid. The game is played by millions of people worldwide. Since the second half of the 20th century, computers have been programmed to play chess with increasing success, to the point where the strongest personal computers play at a higher level than the best human players. Since […]