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This item is a game information page
It belongs to categories: Two dimensional, Orthodox chess set but with different moving pieces, Orthodox chess set but with different initial setups
It was last modified on: 2020-05-19
 Author: Ola  Sassersson. Inventor: Nick  Bentley and Christian  Freeling. Chess+. Players choose when and where to place their pieces behind the pawns.[All Comments] [Add Comment or Rating]
Christian Freeling wrote on 2020-05-27 UTC

Hi David,

Chess+ just so happened after I had stopped inventing games and Nick became more active in the games business. It has been done from an inventor's point of view, not from a Chess player's. So it may seem more rigorous. It allows bishops to be entered on the same sub-grid because disallowing it requires an additional rule. After all, legal Chess positions are possible with bishops on the same sub-grid.

We think it works better than Fischer's brainchild but we fear that this will not represent any future majority.