It is played on the same 10×8 board and additional pieces as in Capablanca Chess. The only difference is the starting position, which is shown right.
In 2004, Trice organized the Gothic Chess Computer World Championship, which was won by his own Gothic Vortex computer program.
- Chessvariants.org page on Gothic Chess retrieved August 11, 2009
- United States Patent 6,481,716 Method of playing a variant of chess
- Notice of Expiration of Patents Due to Failure to Pay Maintenance Fee Patent 6,481,716 expired on November 19, 2006
- Trice E (Dec 2004). "The 2004 Gothic Chess Computer World Championship". ICGA Journal 27 (4): 249–254.