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Los Alamos variant. Chess on a 6 by 6 board from the early days of computing. (6x6, Cells: 36) (Recognized!)[All Comments] [Add Comment or Rating]
Charles Gilman wrote on 2004-10-22 UTC
Well whatever the reason for dropping the Bishops in particular, it is appropriate for an American location with a Spanish name. In Spanish the Bishop is called Alfil, a link to to its elephantine roots, and presumably elephants have never been used in warfare in the Americas.