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Raumschach is a game information page. It is categorized as: Three dimensional.

Raumschach. The classical variant of three-dimensional chess: 5 by 5 by 5. (5x5x5, Cells: 125) (Recognized!)

Author: Bruce Balden and Hans L. Bodlaender. Inventor: Dr. Ferdinand Maack.


One of the first three dimensional variants of chess was Raumschach. This variant of chess was popular in the first half of the 20th century, in particular in Germany and Great Brittain. The game also has been an inspiration for designers of fairy chess problems. Raumschach is a nice, playable three dimensional chess variant. <b>Recognized Variant of the Month for September 2001.</b>


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The board used for this game has 5 row(s), 5 column(s), 5 levels/boards, 125 cells/squares.
This game is a 2 player game.
Invented in the year 1907. [1906-1908]. [1902-1912].

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