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It was last modified on: 2005-11-22
 By Larry L. Smith. Politically Correct Chess. Missing description (10x10, Cells: 100) [All Comments] [Add Comment or Rating]
Gary Gifford wrote on 2005-12-18 UTC
L.L. Smith (inventor of this game) and I had discussued it via e-mail briefly during its ZRF creation process. I was permitted to play-test it, upon which I generally became confused and lost. I enjoyed reading the rules as they are similar to what could be expected to be found in a Mad Magazine or National Lampoon. I was about to create a piece clarification table for myself (as I've done with Joe Joyce's Grand Shatranj Test) so I could look at the piece image for move reference; but before doing so I found an opening line to draw the ZRF in PCC. I have offered my comments to Larry via e-mail, and from his return e-mails I know he wonders what others think of his highly original game. So if you have time to look it over, I am sure that Larry would greaty appreciate your comments. P.S. I still like his original Sigmun Freud Therapist piece more than the round head with glasses piece, but as Larry pointed out to me, the former would be politically incorrect. In regard to getting confused and losing a game, you may wonder how that is possible. The following partial extract from the actual rules may clarify my brain's dilema, to a small degree: 'A player who has not any non-retired Average Individuals on the field at any time has deferred their victory of the game.' I look forward to other comments and to potential reponses from the game inventor. Best regards to all.