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John Lawson wrote on Sun, May 12, 2002 12:31 PM UTC:
Most logically, 'Basingstoke' could be used to force ones opponent to vary
his move in a perpetual check or draw by repetition situation.  This would
hardly have a broad application.  Perhaps some mechanism could be added,
allowing one player to force the other to withdraw a move under some
circumstances.  To keep it under control, this could work like doubling in
backgammon, where once you use the option, you can't do it again until your
opponent has.
Maybe could work like that more exactly, where you could compell a move to
be taken back, but the value of the game doubles each time it's done.

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