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It was last modified on: 2004-08-01
 By Gary K. Gifford. Hexagonal Hole Chess. Hexagonal variant using new pieces, holes, and barriers. (Cells: 91) [All Comments] [Add Comment or Rating]
Gary Gifford wrote on 2005-12-26 UTC
I just made a pre-set for Hexagonal Hole Chess. While doing so I noticed that the red-side (in the rules) is missing 2 pawns... that has been corrected in the pre-set. I used a Glinski board and Alfaerie graphics 'the Antoine Fourrière Set,' where blocks are blocks but holes are represented by crabs (as I saw no better substitute- perhaps one can think of large crabs residing at the bottom of the holes?); Engineers as Windmills and Teleporters as the Star piece. I've not looked at this game since it was originally posted. Looking at it now it does look like a real pain to play... not that it would be hard to play, just that there is a lot to consider prior to making a move. Anyway, the non move enforcing pre-set link is below. /play/pbm/play.php?game%3DHexagonal+Hole+Chess%26settings%3DHexagonalHoleChess