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5*4DChess (four dimensional chess). Four dimensional chess variant played with 140 pieces. (5x5x25, Cells: 625) [All Comments] [Add Comment or Rating]
Kevin Pacey wrote on 2016-01-24 UTC
I've increased the scale of the setup diagram slightly to make viewing it somewhat easier (e.g. to see the board co-ordinates), without the diagram being longer than I can fully see on my laptop, that is without using the sidebar. Note that I've now used a proper 4D alternating checkering pattern for the 25 5x5 2D mini-boards. I could not manage to do so, in using the Diagram Designer, without increasing (i.e. doubling) the thickness of the spacing for the inner mini-board border margins, a consequence of there being an odd number of squares for the mini-board ranks or files, unlike for my earlier 4D chess variants, which used 16 4x4 2D mini-boards.