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Submitted by:Traditional on 12/31/2005
Held:Not Yet
Category:Sport
Typical Duration:120
Skills Required:Physical, Mental
Difficulty:Moderate
Location:Outdoors
Time Frame:Day
Work as:Team
Equipment Needs:Light
DescriptionPlayed on a life-sized chess board. When attempting to capture a piece, the defender decides on a physical or mental challenge and the winner retains the square.
BasicsBasic rules are the same as chess but when you attempt to capture a piece, that piece can choose a physical or mental challenge. The winner of that challenge retains the square.
Why is this Fun?It's chess with wrestling or trivia.
Variations:We used British rules once which allowed the chance to tag in a different player up to three time per team per game.
Equipment List:Mental challenge questions.
Rope if there's not enough snow to make a board.
Mitigated Risk:IIIE (Details)
Reviewed Date:2021-05-11
Reviewer:Mark Bollman