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Just a funny board with 40 squares

February 1, 2000, Claude Chaunier sent the following email:
This is to wish Hans a happy 40th year.

Attached is a picture of a board I drew but didn't send for the contest because I find possible move rules hard to describe and play - "Over-complicated on a distorted board" David Pritchard would say. If you find a use for it, do not hesitate. It is a kind of torus in which the outside joins the inside, so that it looks infinite but there really are only 5x5-1 + 4x4 = 40 squares. Funny, isn't it?

Claude Chaunier

Just a funny board with 40 squares

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WWW page created: February 1, 2000.