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Actualized Potential Chess. Pieces exist where they are but also all along their routes or points of attack.[All Comments] [Add Comment or Rating]
Jeremy Good wrote on 2007-03-07 UTC
By 'appear' in the rules above, I mean, 'where the eye can see.' Though Actualized Potential Chess pieces exist simultaneously in different places at once, they only appear to be in one place. The 'appearance blocking rule' means that pieces block other pieces only where they appear (can be seen).

As I note below, an interesting variant of Actualized Potential Chess would be without the appearance blocking rule, with a rule that pieces block all along the routes at which they exist, not just where they can be seen.