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Mathewson's Hexagonal ChessA game information page
. Glinski Hexagonal chess, but with different layout.[All Comments] [Add Comment or Rating]
Charles Gilman wrote on 2009-05-13 UTC
'Pawn promotion can only happen on back hexagons previously occupied by opposing forces.'
So, if they get to the end of file a or l (in the 2 player game) they have to wait until there's an enemy to capture to get them somewhere where they can be promoted? This is a major departure from square-cell and even other hex variants. For myself I consider McCooey's game a greater improvement on Glinsky's, and suspect that others will agree.