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It was last modified on: 2010-11-05
 By Steven  Streetman. Spartan Chess. (8x8, Cells: 64) [All Comments] [Add Comment or Rating]
Steven Streetman wrote on 2010-11-10 UTC
Concerning Mr. David Cannon’s comment about claims that cannont be substatiated…

I see your point and have removed these claims. Just so any future readers will not wonder just what claims were remove here they are:
  • No opening book
  • No end game studies

I keeping with the spirit of this point I offer the following.

What is the quickest checkmate possible in Spartan Chess?
I believe this is it.

Persian Fools Mate
 No.    Persian     Spartan  
1. g2-g4 Wg8-f6
2. f2-f3 Wh4 #

This was prepared by H.G. Muller to clarify Spartan Chess rules concerning check and duple-check.

Black to play.

Black has two possible moves: Kg1-f1 and
g2-f1. Since either move will expose both Spartan Kings to attack they are illegal. Therefore the situation is a draw due to stalemate.