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It was last modified on: 2016-03-31
 By Charles  Gilman. Échecs De L'Escalier. A double Capablanca-type variant with slightly enhanced Pawns. (10x10, Cells: 100) [All Comments] [Add Comment or Rating]
Graeme Neatham wrote on 2007-03-26 UTC
'What the game's name mean in English anyway? '

The literal translation would be staircase chess, but like the phrase on which it is patterned esprit de l'escalier the literal translation does not convey the full meaning of the phrase.

A more apt translation might be 'Should really have been thought of before Chess'