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The Chess Variant Pages



This page is written by the game's inventor, Joe Joyce.

External Link: Directed Alice III

From the Introduction:
"VR Parton's Alice Chess is a classic abstract strategy board game, one
with a very unique twist. It's played on 2 adjacent boards, and pieces,
when they start a move on one board, must involuntarily transfer to the
other board, into the corresponding square they stopped on, which must be
empty, or the move can't be made... And the knights become oddly
colorbound, because the forced transfer allows any particular knight to
attack squares of only one color [different] on each board. 

You can change this by adding a third board which is mutually connected with both other boards. Now, a piece may have a free choice of which other board to make its Parton destination board. And the odd total number of boards allows the knights to attack all the squares on each board."

The rules may be found in the CVwiki: HERE

A non-rules-checking preset may be found: HERE

External Link: http://chessvariants.wikidot.com/a-modest-alice-variant


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By Joe Joyce.
Web page created: 2010-10-02. Web page last updated: 2010-10-02