The Chess Variant Pages
Custom Search




[ 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

This item is a game information page
It belongs to categories: Orthodox chess, 
It was last modified on: 2003-07-18
 By Tony  Quintanilla. Tiled Squares Chess. Drop tiles to create the board as you play. (8x8, Cells: 64) [All Comments] [Add Comment or Rating]
Tony Quintanilla wrote on 2003-07-19 UTC
Peter, your comment is well taken. You are right that dropping and picking up tiles could be used as a stalling tactic or due to lack of experience by a beginner. I suppose the game could get very tedious if both players did this. I would think that an astute player could take advantage of such a game by his opponent to develop his position better. Taken to an absurd degree, the 3-times repetition rule or the 50-move rules would result in stalemate. Your suggestion to force a move every 3 moves could be implemented, however, during the opening such a rule might stifle legitimate positional drops.