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Three dimensional Chess: Kogbetliantz game. Chess on an 8 by 8 by 8 board. (8x8x8, Cells: 512) [All Comments] [Add Comment or Rating]
[email protected] wrote on 2006-04-22 UTCExcellent ★★★★★
Hello Hans and Bruce,

I think your article on Kogbetliantz 3D chess was very
well written, anottated and illustrated.

I used to play this variant with a friend of mine
from college many years ago.

It is the only 3D variant of chess that I have
actually played, and from looking at the 
descriptions of the other variants, I probably
won't get around to playing them. It is my
own opinion but I think this variant is superior,
and also your description is superior to other

The one other variant that seems interesting is
the 3-level variant played with the standard
array of pieces from regular chess.  It's only
advantage I can see is dealing with only 3 levels
instead of 8 (Something called feasability or

Most Regards,