Four-Handed Chess Set (chess variant/board game)

Four-Handed Chess Set (chess variant/board game)

Four-Handed Chess Set

Or, as someone rightly pointed out, eight hands and four brains...

The great populariser of 4-way chess was Captain Verney, who insisted that the Queens should all start on light squares. But Pritchard tells me that the Hughes-Hughes version, with Queens always to the left of the King, superceded it.

Chess Quotes

"At that time two opposing concepts of the Game called forth commentary and discussion. The foremost players distinguished two principal types of Game, the formal and the psychological."
— Hermann Hesse, The Glass Bead Game