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SC-Chess. Variant of Hostage Chess which allows self-capture and other minor rule changes. (8x8, Cells: 64) [All Comments] [Add Comment or Rating]
Charles Gilman wrote on 2004-03-31 UTCExcellent ★★★★★
Given my comment on Recycle Chess (click on link), made before seeing this one via Power Mover, this game warrants an excelent on the 'what I would have done' basis. I was right about it being obvuios, anyway!

Hans Bodlaender wrote on 2004-03-03 UTC
Exchess is not a well chosen name: there is a commercial chess variant with this name; see The name is probably protected by trade mark law, and hence it is better to choose another name for the variant on this page.

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