You are on the backup site for Chessvariants.com. Any posts, moves, or other changes you make here will not be permanent, because the pages and database from the main site will be backed up here every midnight EST. Additionally, things may not be working right, because this site is also a testbed for newer system software. So, if you are not here to test, develop, or merely read this site, you may want to change .org to .com in the navigation bar and go to the main site.

[ List Latest Comments Only For Pages | Games | Rated Pages | Rated Games | Subjects of Discussion ]

# Comments/Ratings for a Single Item

Later Earlier
Just a funny board with 40 squares. A board with 40 squares without rules. (Cells: 40)
Anonymous wrote on 2005-11-13 UTC
You could use this for a varint skrink chess. Capture a piece and it goes to next smallest borad. Captures on the smallest borad remove the piece! p.s Kings can be captured expect on the smallest bored. Sorry about the spelling mistakes.

Phil Brady wrote on 2005-04-11 UTC
```I think I get what the author/inventor was trying to do.

Label the 5x5 board a-e and 1-5. From the description there doesn't seem
to be a square c3--that's where the 4x4 board lives. Label the 4x4 board
w-z and 6-9 (as if it were the upper right of a 26x10 board).

I think b4 is supposed to be touching w9, so conceivably you could step a
piece from w9 to b4 and vice-versa. I'm not sure about diagonal steps,
like from b4 to w8 or x9, but hey, I'm not designing a game here, just
trying to figure out the board.

The 5x5 square c4 looks to be touching x9 and y9, so you could probably
step back and forth there too.

The 5x5 board looks like it rests on the intersection xy-78. Adjacencies
to x8 are probably a3, a4, a5, b5, c5, which is a lot of squares.

I think it'd be awful hairy to design a game for this board. I'm
certainly not going to try it. :)```

Anonymous wrote on 2005-04-10 UTCPoor ★
This makes no sense.