The Five-Man Variant
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  1. The normal rules of Diplomacy apply except as amended below.

  2. Russia and Turkey are not played.

  3. Rumania, Ukraine, Sevastopol, Moscow, and all spaces in Turkey are impassable.

  4. St. Petersburg is no longer a supply center.

  5. The Aegean Sea extends through the Bosphorous, so that it is adjacent to the Black Sea.

  6. Warsaw becomes a neutral supply center and is renamed Poland.

  7. Victory is achieved through ownership of fourteen supply centers.
Design Notes

This variant was designed by Allan Calhamer (the inventor of Diplomacy) and was included in the 1961 edition of the game. Later, it was revised by Mr. Calhamer with Fred C. Davis, Jr., one of the legends of postal Diplomacy play.

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