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 Author: Fergus  Duniho. Inventor: Wladyslaw  Glinski. Glinski's Hexagonal Chess. Chess on a board made out of hexagons. (Recognized!)[All Comments] [Add Comment or Rating]
H. G. Muller wrote on 2016-10-11 UTC

> Is there a way for interfacing hexagonal chess variants software with winboard?

Only in an ugly way. You can transform a hexagonal board to an orthogonal one by shearing. The 6-fold-neighbor topology of the hex board then is achieved by arbitrarily declaring only one of the diagonals as neighbors. You can use a background image to display sheared hexagons to make it moreobvious what borders on what: