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Piazza San Marco Chess. On random moments, the middle of the board gets flooded, meaning that pieces can get out only by using special walkways.[All Comments] [Add Comment or Rating]
Charles Gilman wrote on 2003-11-16 UTCGood ★★★★
As the floodable area is defined for an 8x8 board it would have to be
adapted if used in an Oriental game. However as the Italians took a
leading in introducing what became the FIDE array it would seem most
appropriate to that. I might incorporate some flooding features into
Magna
Carta Chess, as Runnymede and its environs are subject to flooding.

Following on from the comments about paintings there has recently been
some controversy about a recent exhibition of the English landscape
painter Turner. It was supposed to be displaying his paintings on Venice,
but a few of them are now thought to be of the city of Portsmouth in
southern England.