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External Link: Hexofen

Hexofen is a hexagonal chess variant, invented by Valeriy Trubitsyn in 1997 to eliminate flaws of Glinski's and Shafran hex chess. The English version of this website also has rules of Diplomat (three player version of Hexofen) and Neva checkers (checkers for four players). Russian version have other chess variants and non-chess board games. Here is a diagram:

As you see, the board is the same as in Glinski's Hexagonal Chess and McCooey's Hexagonal Chess. I'm not sure about promotion and double-step rules, but i suppose all pawns can make double step. There is no castling.

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Author: Daniil Frolov.
Web page created: 2011-02-24. Web page last updated: 2020-05-21