Butters Chess

If you had a Java-capable browser, you could play Butters Chess here.
Keys "s"=save "l"=load "b"=back once

Capture by moving adjacent to an enemy piece.

V R Parton is given as the creator, 1970. Evidently this is also called Polo Chess, by Hans Kluver 1986; there are tournaments.

Chess Variants

Meet Ed

These are simple illustrations rather than strong opponents.

Bug reports? -- Thank you! Keep them coming!