What i know: bughouse, crazyhouse, standard, 3 check, racing kings,chess960
how about horseyhouse
Atomic, Antichess, 3 man chess, 3 player chess, Chess but black moves first, Ultrabullet, King of the Hill, No stress chess, 4 player chess and a whole lot more
bughouse, zh, antichess, 4-player, 3 check, racing kings, atomic, chess960, custom positions? , no castle chess, standard(bullet,ub,hyper,blitz,rapid,classical,correspondence)
one variant i recall had a chameleon piece which could attack any piece that could attack it, and another or maybe the same variant which had special bishops and rooks could jump over one intervening piece.
There are several thousands of chess variants.
edit: hundreds -> thousands
There are many more on a 10x8 board, having two more pawns for each player on the second rank.
Examples include but are not limited to:
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Here's a list of the ones mentioned so far + my additions. Most of the non-lichess variants are available on various other Chess sites.
Chess960 (Fischer Random)
Crazyhouse (similar to Bughouse, a four-player version)
King of the Hill
Other variants (there are MANY more):
Bughouse Chess (give your team-mate captured pieces)
Fog of War,
Four Player Chess
Hand & Brain
Kung Fu Chess (no turns)
No Castling Chess
Quantum Chess variants
Sideways Pawn Capture
Sideways Pawn Move
Three Player Chess
Two Moves Chess (Marseillais chess)
Viennese Chess (Barrier Chess)
What are your lichess and non-lichess favorite variants?
I like Atomic, Chess960, KotH, and for non-lichess: Kung Fu Chess.
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