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Fergus Duniho wrote on 2022-11-15 UTC

Is it possible that the move to d5 is missing here?

That move is illegal in Reroute66, for it cannot be reached by any combination of a lateral move and a diagonal move. Unlike Chess66, A4 and b4 are not laterally adjacent in Reroute66. They do share a corner, though. So, I'm wondering whether I should tweak my definition of diagonal to not count them as diagonally adjacent, or if I should say they are diagonally adjacent though they aren't part of a longer series of spaces diagonally connected in the same direction. If I go with the latter, the Knight could also move to c4, and a Bishop on A4 could also move to b4, though it couldn't go any further, because none of the diagonal directions on d4 would be in the same direction.

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