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Year Published
2011
# of Players
2
User Suggested # of Players
Best with 2 players
Recommended with 2 players
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Mfg Suggested Ages
6 and up
Playing Time
30 minutes
User Suggested Ages
8 and up
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Language Dependence
No necessary in-game text
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Primary Name
Schachen
Alternate Names
Chess Me
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Schachen is a chess variant without a game board, which creates the fascination of a chess game in a compact way. Without long openings, the players enter directly into confrontation. The original rules of Chess are simplified/expanded by a few additional rules.

At the start of the game, each player has a king and four pawns. Cards for the remaining chess pieces form a deck from which the player draws three. The active player first moves a piece according to the original rules for chess, then (optionally) chooses one of the three cards in hand, places it next to an existing card, then draws a replacement card. Pawns must be placed beside another pawn, and all other figures must be placed behind a pawn. The aim of the game remains the same: Checkmate the opponent's king!

Schachen is for players who like and know chess, but who think the original game is too complex and takes too long.

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Schachen
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English/German first edition
Publisher: Mücke Spiele
Artist: Carsten Fuhrmann
Year: 2011
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0.66 pounds
English, German
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This is the English rulebook of Schachen.
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Board Game Rank: 5043
Num Ratings: 36
Average Rating: 7.58
Standard Deviation: 1.42
Num Views: 5625
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