Chess variant is a game derived from chess. So it is quite similar to chess. Most people would probably play normal chess rather than chess variant. The difference between chess and chess variant are: Similar but different rules. Different board. Similar but different pieces.
A chess variant is basically chess, but with mods and more.
For example, in the atomic variant, your pieces actually blow up when you capture, and the opponent's pieces blow up when they capture.
Chess is not common in Japan, but a chess variant known as Shogi is.
The Japanese variant of chess is called Shogi and is played on a different board with a different set of rules.
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No one plays chess on a hexagonal board, at the same level of popularity and professionalism as real chess. It's a gimmicky variant and nothing more.
Is this a ball game like four square? A chess game where the pawn moves two squares? A variant of stratego? Any information you can give will help.
The word 'chess' is a singular, uncountable noun. Units of chess are expressed as games of chess tournaments of chess.
Chess matches; chess boards; versions of chess.
Chess game rules can be found on Wikipedia, Chess Rules and Basics, Chess Variants, Chess For Kids, Rules for Chess, How To Play and Chess Guidelines.
You can play against a computer in chess on almost every chess website.
Bruce Pandolfini has written: 'Square one' -- subject(s): Chess problems, Chess for children, Chess 'Principles of the new chess' -- subject(s): Chess 'Weapons of chess' -- subject(s): Chess 'Beginning chess' -- subject(s): Chess problems, Chess 'Chess openings' -- subject(s): Openings, Chess, Openingen (schaken), Tactiek 'More chessercizes' -- subject(s): Chess problems 'Every Move Must Have a Purpose' 'The chess doctor' -- subject(s): Chess problems 'Pandolfini's Ultimate Guide to Chess' 'Q&A Way in Chess' 'Power mates' -- subject(s): Checkmate (Chess) 'Let's play chess!' -- subject(s): Chess, Juvenile literature 'Chessercizes' -- subject(s): Chess, Collections of games, Study and teaching 'The winning way' -- subject(s): Openings, Chess 'More chess openings' -- subject(s): Chess, Openings 'BEST OF CHESS LIFE AND REVIEW, VOLUME 1 (Fireside Chess Library)' 'Kasparov's winning chess tactics' -- subject(s): Chess, Collections of games, Tournaments
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