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3D-chess FAQ file. Information on the classic 5x5x5 three dimensional chess game. (5x5x5, Cells: 125) [All Comments] [Add Comment or Rating]
Charles Gilman wrote on 2010-07-08 UTC
'In fact, a move from Ea5 to Cb4, one square along a 2-D diagonal and then two cells vertically, is a move that no piece in this game can make. A new 3-D, knightlike piece would have to be invented for that.'
It had been. There is no general consensus on its name, but problematists call it a Sexton.