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Folding Magnetic Chess. fold between D&E files, play on both sides.[All Comments] [Add Comment or Rating]
🕸Fergus Duniho wrote on 2021-08-28 UTC

I did not invent this variant, but I don't see the "submit a variant you've heard of but can't find on this website" button.

I have corrected that. You are no longer listed as the inventor, and I deleted the "but ..." part from the page, since it was mainly a note to the editors.

🕸Fergus Duniho wrote on 2021-08-28 UTC

I added a photograph, edited some text, and approved this page. Although my magnetic set folds the wrong way for this game, I put the board on its side, placed the pieces on in reverse along the side files, and reversed the image, so that everything looks correct for this game. I'm not sure this game truly counts as a 3D game, because it does not have a third dimension of movement. Instead, it is a flat surface wrapped around a 3D object, such that there are connections between spaces on the edges that don't normally exist in Chess.

🕸Fergus Duniho wrote on 2021-08-26 UTC

I wanted to take a photograph of this, but my folding magnetic set folds between the fourth and fifth ranks. So, all the spaces would be the wrong color. Does anyone have a magnetic set of the sort used in this game? And would you be willing to take a photograph of it with the pieces in place?

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