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CVP contests update
There are four contests presently running on The Chess Variant Pages. One, the 84 spaces design contest, has only a few days to run. The others have all been...
Nov 29, 2002
The comments on the recent post by one member of this group have been received, and action has been taken. Glenn Overby new moderator...
Nov 25, 2002
Have you seen his favorite quote, on his profile? LOL It says "Obscurity is the refuge of the incompetant"
, and the picture that is I think from Charlie'
Nov 25, 2002
Gothic Chess Email Tournament $432 First Prize
We have a total of 36 players in the Gothic Chess 2002 email tournament. This means first place finisher receives $432 and second place will receive $216. I...
Nov 22, 2002
Gai Qi (covered chess)
is there such a game i can play online?...
Nov 13, 2002
The question of why this group remains relatively small has come up several times in the past year or so. First, here are some possible ... general topic of...
Oct 30, 2002
Glenn & Chrystal Overby
CV pages down temporarily
Oh, no! I just got a "bandwidth exceeded by site owner" error message when I tried to log on to the CV pages. Looks like they'll have to expand their...
Oct 27, 2002
Living Chesses! http://groups.
____ A new discussion group dedicated exclusively to...
Oct 19, 2002
Tai Shogi has been dwarved!!!!!
That 25x25 monster chess game(Kaiju Shogi? :))long thought to be the largest CV ever created has been bested, at least in the category of size, by the...
Oct 14, 2002
Speaking of sub-sub-variants.
I once thought of what must be one of the least-variant variants on usual chess: White is not allowed to castle except on the move after Black castles, or the...
Oct 13, 2002
Sufficient material to mate in Knightmate?
Has anyone ever made a study of what is sufficient material to mate in the Chess variant Knightmate (or Mate the Knight, which seems identical)? (In...
Oct 12, 2002
The new CV Pages Forum is in warm, safe water! There is no longer any need to leave the CV Pages and go into Yahoo to find their official discussion group. ...
Oct 3, 2002
84 squares contest
Note that you still can submit games to the contest to design a chess variant on 84 squares. Go to www.chessvariants.
Oct 2, 2002
Hello, I started a new forum, on the chessvariants website; Check it out: forum.chessvariants
.com It works more or less like this one here, but without all the...
Oct 2, 2002
LEARN MORE OF ATTACKING AND DEFENDING CHESS
RESPECTED READERS, IF YOU WANT TO LEARN CHESS AT NO FEE JUST MAIL ME AT rahulram2001@... THE THREE LEVELS OF TRAINING ARE , 1.BLT [BASIC...
Sep 24, 2002
Alfaerie CyberBoard gamebox updated
This latest version incorporates the recent expansion to David Howe's Alfaerie graphics. http://www.geocitie
Sep 19, 2002
Congrats on getting the site back up!!...
Aug 29, 2002
the main web site seems to be down due to bandwidth caps, please confirm...
Aug 28, 2002
Online game activated August 19, 2002
Bishops, A Chess Variant When a King enters any corner square, both of his Bishops obtain the power of a Queen instantly. If both Bishops are captured, the...
Aug 20, 2002
Tafl, Hnefetafl, Tablut PBeM
Anyone interested in playing Tafl, Hnefetafl, or any other tafl variants via e-mail? I'm thinking of starting a yahoo group just for this purpose. Playing Tafl...
Aug 17, 2002
Chaturanga, mother of all wargames
Hi List, Feel free to circulate this as widely as possible. CHATURANGA the mother of all war games! PRESS RELEASE, August 2002 The software has taken 7 years...
Aug 10, 2002
existentialist chess zrf
i'll second that, i'd also like to see a zrf for this game. unfortunately i am not the one to write it. i am looking forward to trying this game and i am...
Aug 3, 2002
Free Chess Website for all Chess Players
Aug 1, 2002
Can someone write a ZRF file for EXISTENTIALIST CHESS for me??
I was wondering if there are any people who are members of this group who have written ZRF files for new chess variants for ZILLIONS OF GAMES?? If there are...
Aug 1, 2002
PBEM on CyberBoard.
If U are at all a fan of playing variants by email do yourself a favor and, first get CyberBoard, then immediately thereafter download the Alfaerie stuff from...
Jul 27, 2002
3D Chess gbx.
Wickson, Finally got a look at the set. Sweet! Maybe a picture of this on your page will go a long way towards letting people know what CyB is capable of...
Jul 26, 2002
Chess for CyberBoard page now up!
Jul 21, 2002
i would like to play a good advanced chess player. Someone who would be very difficult to play with. So anyone out there who want to play me send me an email...
Jul 17, 2002
Yay!! Group opinion on the posting CyB boxes to "Files" area?
First, thanks to U guys for responding to my question about the layout of 3D boards. Although i wasn't sure at first if Derek was answering my question, ...
Jul 13, 2002
Re: [Chess Variants] Re: CyberBoard
John (et al), i'd be glad to, although i'm not "tech" savvy in the slightest. And if i could figure it out i'm pretty sure any of U could also. Let me start...
Jul 13, 2002
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