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. Variable baseline chess without drawing lots. Restrict Rooks to a and h files, and King to d or e files.[All Comments] [Add Comment or Rating]
Rich Hutnik wrote on 2009-10-03 UTCGood ★★★★
With my suggestions of 'Multiple Formations' and 'IAGO Chess System' and also this and Universal Chess (, I believe we are having things advance into a way to integrate variants together for play (my hope is in tournament format).  I am in favor of having Multiple Formations adopt the rules to this for the formation where everything starts in the back row(s), while the pieces starting in the second row(s) would follow what is in Multiple Formations.

Keep up the good work everyone.  Hopefully we can get something going.

Sam Trenholme wrote on 2009-10-02 UTC
Looks like a minor variation of pre-Chess, which is described in this comment.

Charles Daniel wrote on 2009-10-01 UTC
I am NOT the inventor of this game, I merely submitted this link. The inventors are on that website- I am not sure exactly who though.

George Duke wrote on 2009-09-30 UTCGood ★★★★
This looks pretty good. Was it described before? Is a form of it all Charles Daniel's invention, or is it by Tim Krabbe? If someone has more time for researching the comparisons this week, please fill in the details of origination.

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