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The Chess Variant Pages

This page is written by the game's inventor, Charles Gilman.

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George Duke wrote on 2009-09-16 UTCGood ★★★★
Here is a hexagonal analogue to xiangqi from 2008, Gilman already links below. Along with Gilman's dozen efforts at merging hexagonal and xiangqi are others by John Smith, Graeme Neatham, and more. That is the main point of the Gilman comment today. In two hundred hex CVs so far under proliferation, combining with Xiangqi is one of the more common themes. Offhand the Xiang Hex on only 79 spaces of L.Smith may be the smallest so far, and 79 sounds about right. The others seem superficially to be too big. It's another endless avenue to proliferate all things considered. CVS ARE LIKE SNOWFLAKES, NO TWO ARE ALIKE. John Smith has this one year 2008 of Xiangqi-type on hexes numbering 140: /Snowflake>

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