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Back-to-Back Chess. Both sides start "Back-to-Back", seperated by an uncrossable line on a specially-shaped 100 square board. (14x8, Cells: 100) [All Comments] [Add Comment or Rating]
George Duke wrote on 2005-02-05 UTC
'ABCLargeCV': 'The middle four columns of the central rows cannot be crossed.' Unusual way to add to 100 sqs., the odd array is relatable to two 84-sq. ones: yesterday's Cross-Eyed Chess and also Viking Chess, where both B & W arrays face the same direction. Any Random Chess serves the same purpose for those who cannot let go. Pawn's going laterally too makes it playable: Average, not worth a Poor because we reserve that for real botch-ups.