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38-Tournament -- Hourglass Chess Game 1

The following game was played as part of the 38 Square Challenge Tournament - Round One.

The Game

The game played was Hourglass Chess. As specified in the rules, and unless stated otherwise, the standard variant of the game was played with no special rules in effect.

The Players

The players were Stephen Kennedy (playing White) and Uri Bruck (playing Black). The outcome of the game was a win for White.

The Moves

     Steve         Uri
 1.  P: b2 -> c3   p: c5 -> d4
 2.  P: f2 -> e3   n: e6 -> f4
 3.  P: e2 -> f3   p: f5 -> e4
 4.  P: f3 -> f4   c: b6 -> c5
 5.  C: g1 -> f2   n: c6 -> b4
 6.  P: c2 -> b3   p: e4 -> e3
 7.  P: b3 -> b4   c: c5 -> c3
 8.  B: a1 -> c3   c: g6 -> e4
 9.  B: f1 -> b5   c: e4 -> f4
10.  C: f2 -> f4   b: f6 -> g5
11.  C: f4 -> g5   p: e3 -> f2
12.  N: e1 -> f3   p: d5 -> e4
13.  B: b5 -> a6   p: f2 -> g1  promotes to centurion
14.  N: f3 -> g1   black resigns

      A   B   C   D   E   F   G

    +---+---+---+---+---+---+---+
 6  | B |   |   | k |   |   |   |
    +---+---+---+---+---+---+---+
 5  |   |   |   |   | p |   | C |
    +---+---+---+---+---+---+---+
 4      | P |   | p | p |   |
        +---+---+---+---+---+
 3      |   | B |   |   |   |
    +---+---+---+---+---+---+---+
 2  |   |   |   | P |   |   |   |
    +---+---+---+---+---+---+---+
 1  |   | C | N | K |   |   | N |
    +---+---+---+---+---+---+---+

Overall Comments


Comments and moves written by the players. Edited by David Howe.
WWW page created: April 8, 1998.