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Relativistic Chess. Squares attacked by the opponent are considered not to exist. (8x8, Cells: 64) [All Comments] [Add Comment or Rating]
Carlos Cetina wrote on 2012-07-24 UTC
I knew about the existence of this variant in 2009 when John Smith launched an Open Invitation for playing it under the "Open Chess" name. I don't know why he picked out such a name instead of the original, more proper, "Relativistic Chess" name.

Played two games with him:

1) ultimatecoolster-cvgameroom-2009-314-878

2) ultimatecoolster-sissa-2009-353-907

I became fascinated with the variant and decided to work for making it more known. Thus, like a first step, invited to Nicholas Wolff and Jochen Mueller to playtest it.

CC-Nicholas Wolff

CC - Jochen Mueller

As a part of the divulgation, at July 19 posted a comment here in the Comments and Ratings section looking for to clarify the rules with the collaboration of the people in general.

I appreciate all the comments made here and am confident that among all those interested in this issue will finally find a consistent set of rules for this astonishing variant!