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It was last modified on: 2007-02-27
 By Jeremy Gabriel Good. Actualized Potential Chess. Pieces exist where they are but also all along their routes or points of attack.[All Comments] [Add Comment or Rating]
MHowe wrote on 2007-02-27 UTC
This interesting idea is not entirely new. It appears to be a different syntax that is almost equivalent to Spite Chess (David Silverman 1973), in which 'a man that moves to a vacant square captures any of the opponent's men that attack the square at the time of the move.' But the games are not identical. Spite Chess uses King capture, not mate, so a move to a square adjacent to the King wins. And Spite Chess does not allow normal replacement captures, whereas Actualized Potential Chess does (correct?).