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This is a list of games use a Chessboard.

NameDescriptionMin PlayersMax PlayersStashesSetsGame MechanicsStatus
3-HighCooperatively assemble the five trees without running out of cards.141CooperativeComplete
Alchemy ICENoughts and crosses with randomized "symbols" of five different types.5Unknowncomplete?
AntshouseAnts running the gauntlet over a pavement while mean kids tries to splat them.241/playerUnknowncomplete?
AutomatonThis is a Robotic Combat game4Simultaneous actioncomplete?
Behind Enemy LinesMultiplayer war based game242Roll and moveInitial Design
Block ur Friends aka BurFInspired by the game Saikoro where board options are removed, in this one it fills2444Blocking, Dice Rollingcomplete?
Branches & Twigs & ThornsPlayers build branching tree structures from a root, trying to always branch from their own pieces, not their opponent's.1 per playerUnknowncomplete?
BridgeA strategy game where you try to connect opposing edges of an 8x8 board.2220Movementcomplete?
Cardinal ConnectionsIn Cardinal Connections, players try to make more pyramids point towards themselves than toward the other players.2411Boardcomplete?
Carrots and BroccoliA abstract game about planning a garden242 per 2 Players0Timer, IceDicecomplete?
CryosquareDynamic two-player, two-stash connection game played on a chessboard.2Unknowncomplete?
Crystal FormationCreate crystals formed into trees while trying to influence the development of your opponents nodes.261 per playerat least fiveUnknowncomplete?
Diamond MineCollect Diamonds from hidden Veins246 (2 must be opaque)Unknowncomplete?
Drag RaceAn abstract race game of
second guessing in second gear.
ErebusicehouseA darkly-themed game of Life, Death, War, Disease, and Soul collection22610Unknowncomplete?
ExtinctionTwo races of creatures fight to make the other go extinct.222Capturecomplete?
Force Field FactionsAn abstract strategy game loosely inspired by Homeworlds and RAMBots10, or six Treehouse setsUnknowncomplete?
GeomancyThe Game of Casting and Recasting1/playerUnknowncomplete?
Ice LadyA variant of turkish checkers, aka Dama, using Icehouse pieces.2Unknowncomplete?
Ice Storm351 per playerUnknowncomplete?
IceDamThis is a multiplayer variant of IceSickle by User:Dan Isaac,Dan Isaac1 per playerUnknowncomplete?
Invaders of MarsPlayers take turns fleeing from a powerful alien menace bent on using them as fodder for breeding until only one player is left standing.243 for 2 players, 6 for 4 players5 for 2 players, 10 for 4 playersCapture, Nonecomplete?
Lsallen/SandboxAdvanced variant of Draughts3Unknowncomplete?
Martian ChessColorless simplified chess nevertheless has subtle strategy243Colorlesscomplete?
Martian GunslingerAn abstract Western theme boardgame with a checkerboard242Set collection, Direct conflict, Resource managementNearly complete
Martian Midswreak havoc with Martian Mids244Unknowncomplete?
Martian RaceBe the first to have your family go up in the rocket and down in history!251 per playerUnknowncomplete?
Martian ShogiChess/shogi variant with pyramids.4 (written for R,G,B,Y)Unknowncomplete?
Martianopoly"Chop down trees, erect buildings, make money."243Alignmentcomplete?
Mind ControlI24Unknowncomplete?
Moscow IceThis is Chinese checkers for pyramids with some twists.241 per player4Unknowncomplete?
NileUse your workers to build the great pyramids of Egypt2255Unknowncomplete?
NimbusA multiplayer combinatorial game with an icy association to the game Nim.2103Placement, CapturePlaytesting
Penguin SoccerA Slide-fest for 2 playersUnknowncomplete?
Penguin Soccer (French)Un festival de glisse pour 2 ou 4 joueursUnknowncomplete?
PikemenDefend your pieces from jousting pikemen!1 per playerUnknowncomplete?
ProtozoaCreate the most successful multi-celled colony creature241 per player5Placementcomplete?
PyLiPo353 to 42Movement, Creative Writingcomplete?
PyramazePlayers race to reach their goals in this game that includes a randomly created board and the players' ability to swap the rules of movement throughout the game.24610 or a substitute for the clear piecesUnknowncomplete?
Pyramid SchemeBuild pyramids, attack your enemy, and earn Ra’s favor by being the first to gather the correct number of favor tokens.241 per player5Placement, Stackingcomplete?
RAMbotsIn RAMbots, players design secret programs which are executed in an order determined by precedence, to control robots that are fighting to become the first to tag all of the goals.4Color powers, Programmingcomplete?
RGBIn RGB, stacks of Icehouse pieces reproduce and try to kill each other's children4 — red, green, blue, and yellowUnknowncomplete?
Ricochet PyramidsSimultaneous real-time searching for the shortest solution to move a robot to a goal.2830Movement, Puzzlecomplete?
Rosicrucian Chessoccult chess variant a.k.a. Enochian Chess2454Chess, Divinationcomplete?
Shield BashersIn Shield Bashers, spaceships battle through interaction of hidden shields.26White, Grey, Black and a TreehouseUnknowncomplete?
Space MonkeysSpace monkeys have come to Earth and are trying to get home!221 per playerFive small and four large pieces of a single color for each playerUnknownHidden
Sphinx's PawEscape from monsters beneath the Great Pyramid of Giza241RacePlaytesting
SprawlCompetitive city building1 per playerUnknowncomplete?
Stack Chess222Unknowncomplete?
StawvsAn abstract strategy game similar to Amazons with Volcano scoring.2440Movement, Removalcomplete?
TinkA four-in-a-row game with a twist241 per playerFour-in-a-row, Placement
TriumvirateCapture at least two trees' worth of opponent's pieces2Unknowncomplete?
TöframennA fantasy strategy game where wizards, experts in a variety of elemental arts (represented by nine colors), face off in a battle of good verses evil.4 or 92 Xeno and Rainbow or 2 RainbowUnknowncomplete?
Walk Like an EgyptianWalk like an egyptian by racing back and forth across a chess board with your pyramid.1Unknowncomplete?
Whack ChessChess with stacking pyramids and a dynamic board2244Chess, Dynamic boardcomplete?
ZagamiMartian microbial life tries to survive and thrive on an asteroid4Unknowncomplete?
ZugzwangAn icehouse game inspired by chess2266Unknowncomplete?