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  1. Chess variants playing package (e.g. 10x10 Sac Chess variant)

    by , 07-23-2016 at 05:23 PM (Games, analysis and discussion)
    FYI, link included for free chess variants package (plays e.g. my 10x10 Sac Chess [std 6 chess pcs & the 6 classic chess variant compound pcs]):

    From Chess.com circa 2016, here's part of a post by Dr. H.G. Muller, partly re: Sac Chess (a bit computer-resistant variant: large # legal moves + heuristics), to play chess variants against a computer, or to program one to do so:

    "...I happen to host a package of WinBoard + Sjaak II at
    http://hgm.nubati.net/SacChess.zip ...

    Updated 11-25-2017 at 04:10 PM by Kevin Pacey

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    Chess variants
  2. Animal joke

    by , 05-07-2016 at 02:57 AM (Games, analysis and discussion)
    Here's an original animal joke of mine (afaik):

    One day a cuckoo bird met a rooster in a barnyard. The cuckoo bird said "The farmer has a bird like me in a clock that tells him the time every hour. You tell him the time only once a day. What else do you do"? The rooster replied "I make sure all the hens lay eggs for the farmer, and I stay with the hens to guard them. That's not what I heard you birds do. In fact, I'm so good at what I do, I heard that when I am older, ...

    Updated 05-07-2016 at 04:34 AM by Kevin Pacey

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    Nothing to do with chess
  3. Chess haiku

    by , 05-07-2016 at 02:47 AM (Games, analysis and discussion)
    Here's an original chess haiku of mine (afaik):

    Precious seconds left
    I give perpetual check
    Mark result then drink



    A link to 5 riddles of mine:

    http://www.chesscanada.info/forum/en...ddles-for-kids

    A link to 2 fairy tale jokes of mine:

    http://www.chesscanada.info/forum/en...iry-tale-jokes

    A link to an animal joke of mine:

    http://www.chesscanada.info/forum/en...03-Animal-joke

    Updated 05-07-2016 at 04:39 AM by Kevin Pacey

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    Nothing to do with chess
  4. 5*4DChess (four dimensional chess)

    by , 01-03-2016 at 09:57 PM (Games, analysis and discussion)
    Here's a 4D game I call 5*4DChess that has the following start position, with 25 5x5 mini-boards:


    Code:
    a a a a a  b b b b b  c c c c c  d d d d d  e e e e e
    a b c d e  a b c d e  a b c d e  a b c d e  a b c d e  Rr
    
    j n r b x  j n r b x  t n r n t  s d d u h  s d d u k  55
    p p p p p  p p p p p  p p p p p  p p p p p  p p p p p  54
    :   :   :    :   :    :   :   :    :   :    :   :   :  53
      :   :    :   :   :    :   :    :   :   :
    ...

    Updated 08-03-2016 at 05:32 PM by Kevin Pacey

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    Chess variants
  5. Super4*Chess (four dimensional chess)

    by , 01-03-2016 at 12:32 AM (Games, analysis and discussion)
    Here's a 4D game Super4*Chess - can be played as if on a 2D plane. A 16x16 board with appropriate spacing could be used even on a coffee table; it'd be about size of Scrabble board (15x15 for that). The following is start position for the 16 4x4 mini-boards game is played on:


    Code:
    Col =a= and file Col =b= and file Col =c= and file Col =d= and file Row and rank
     aa  ab  ac  ad   ba  bb  bc  bd   ca  cb  cc  cd   da  db  dc  dd  Rr
    
    [X] [B] [B] [R]  [T]
    ...

    Updated 11-26-2016 at 04:09 AM by Kevin Pacey

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    Chess variants
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