bughouse chess

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A game in progress

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bughouse chess (uncountable)

  1. A variant of chess played on two chessboards by four players in teams of two. Each player plays the other colour of pieces than his team-mate, to whom he passes the pieces he captures from his opponent. The teammate can then choose to put one of these pieces on his board as an alternative way of making a move.

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