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Glinski's Hexagonal Chess is a game information page. It is categorized as: Two dimensional, Board with hexagonal shaped cells.

Glinski's Hexagonal Chess. Chess on a board made out of hexagons. (Cells: 91) (Recognized!)

Author: Hans L. Bodlaender. Inventor: Wladyslaw Glinski.


The most widely played hexagonal chess variant is the one invented in 1936 by Wladyslaw Glinksi from Poland. The game was and is played in many countries, and is reported to have attacked to over half a million players. Hexagonal chess organizations existed, and organized many championships. After the death of Glinski in 1990, the interest and organization level of this form of hexagonal chess went backwards. <b>Recognized Variant of the Month for January 2002.</b>


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The board used for this game has 91 cells/squares.
This game is a 2 player game.
Invented in the year 1936. [1935-1937]. [1931-1941].

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