[ Help | Earliest Comments | Latest Comments ][ List All Subjects of Discussion | Create New Subject of Discussion ][ List Earliest Comments Only For Pages | Games | Rated Pages | Rated Games | Subjects of Discussion ]Single Comment Knot Chess. Board in shape of geometric knot.[All Comments] [Add Comment or Rating]Tony Quintanilla wrote on 2003-05-09 UTCOk. If it is a cylinder, then 'anonymous' is correct and the game cannot start because the checkmate condition is met from the start. If the board is not a cylinder, then Tony Paletta is right and there is no difference between this game and ortho-Chess, except the 'appearance', but not the geometry, of the board. Perhaps the point is just to have an interesting looking board to play on. Such a large change in the appearance of the board can alter one's conceptualization of the moves and one's thinking about tactics, strategy, etc. That is in itself an interesting variant concept. Any other interpretations?