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Clockwork Orange Chess on Game Courier

Based on A Clockwork Orange, which is an Anthony Burgess novel and a Stanley Kubrick movie, Clockwork Orange Chess introduces the non-violent conditioning used on Alex to the game of Chess. When pieces are captured, they are given back to the player they were captured from but without the ability to capture. When these non-violent pieces are captured again, they are given back to the same player again but with the ability to capture. This Clockwork Orange Chess preset automates captures, enforces the rules, and spots check, checkmate, and stalemate. Interested developers may note that it makes use of the chess and chessgi include files.

Written by Fergus Duniho
WWW Page Created: 23 November 2003.