Mad Mate Chess Set (chess variant/board game)

Mad Mate Chess Set (chess variant/board game)

Mad Mate Chess Set ('replacement chess')

Reversible counters (as in Othello).

aka Mad Mate, ChessGi, Crazyhouse.

Think Exchange Chess (Tandem Chess, Bughouse) but on one board.

Commercial version is 'Neo-Chess'.

Chess Quotes

> Does anybody know the etymology of skittles?
"Once in a Moscow chess club I saw how two first-category players knocked pieces off the board as they were exchanged, so that the pieces fell onto the floor.
It was as if they were playing skittles and not chess!
"
Think Like A Grandmaster by Alexander KOTOV

Michael Trent, michael@shogi.demon.co.uk