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Is there any variation of chess where the winner has to take all of the opponents pieces rather than just force the capture of one of them ?

I guess sacrifices wouldn't work well in this variation of chess.

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    @BrianTowers: This question is not about antichess/losing chess/..., (where the winner has to get rid of pieces) but about a variety where the winner has to take all the pieces of the opponent. Jan 29 '17 at 20:45
  • @user1583209 You're right, I read it too quickly Previous comment retracted.
    – Brian Towers
    Jan 29 '17 at 22:06
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Horde/Dunsany's chess would match your requirement for one side (the other has to mate).

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First of all, the historical rules of Shatranj include the victory condition "bare King", i.e., capturing all pieces except the King is a victory, except that the other player can capture the last piece of the first player immediately after the loss of his last piece (then, the game is drawn).

As a modern variant, there is Extinction Chess (aka Survival of the Species) where the extinction of one piece type (Knight, Bishop etc.) wins the game.

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