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  3. Contribute a new variant special to Lichess.

Lichess has become a dominant online resource for new ideas in chess development. The Lichess community should come up with an original idea first, then develop a new variant special to Lichess. Maybe it lasts only 1 tournament or maybe it sticks and becomes a staple to chess users original to this site!

@kinglybingly #1
Is it possible to add any chess variants played on board of size 5×8, 6×8, 8×6, or 9×6 (Reform Chess by Laszlo Polgar)? I usually play these variants against my students, specially 8×6. I will be grateful if you can do it. This is my first reform chess study. I would be very grateful if you could give me some feedback on this game.

lichess.org/study/f9DomAhT/m09iggZ2

Undoubtedly, we must have our own unique variant here. Lichess - is Freedom, Joy and Art.

We can refer to the development of great inventors such as V. R. Parton, Ralph Betza or Kogbetliantz.

But there are a lot of them.

How about we include Seirawan - Chess

in the variants i'm sure Yasser would be delighted for the exposure it would get from players