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It belongs to categories: Orthodox chess, 
It was last modified on: 2003-05-04
 By Ralph  Betza. More Shift Square Chess. Shifted Square Chess needs more than one page to explore its possibilities. (8x8, Cells: 64) [All Comments] [Add Comment or Rating]
gnohmon wrote on 2003-05-24 UTC
As I said, it hardly matters whether Doublewide Chess has been previously published under some other name. The importaint thing is that Doublewide has remarkably interesting strategical implications which need to be discussed in full before anybody can speak of Triplewide or Infinitewide Chess. The advantage of being a fairly strong chessplayer (I'm an FM, which sounds great to you but which means zilch when I play chess) as well as a well-eductaed variant inventor is that I can understand perhaps on a good day I can dig more deeply into a variant which catches my attention. Doublewide is an important building block. After I started writing about it, I discovered there was more that needed to be written. Maybe in a few days....