Chess is, perhaps, the greatest game of all time. Still, that doesn't mean that it can't be improved upon? Whether or not these games make the game better, they use the basic chess moves to create a new experience.
It's a testament to how deeply ingrained the different chess piece moves are in our psyche. Putting them to work in different contexts feels both familiar and unfamiliar. We know how they work, which are the most valuable and which are our favourites. But in a new context, these things are challenged so we discover new uses for each of them.
This list includes 13 games from the last 7 years, with 30 likes. They come from a range of different genres and play-styles and are all good games if you want to play with chess pieces.