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It belongs to categories: Orthodox chess, 
It was last modified on: 2002-10-10
 By Robert J. Bell. Cube Chess. Chess board is a cube with 4 playable sides, each with a 4x4 grid. (4x4x4, Cells: 64) [All Comments] [Add Comment or Rating]
Anonymous wrote on 2010-04-13 UTC
Isn't it similar (or almost similar) to circular chess?

George Duke wrote on 2009-03-10 UTCGood ★★★★
This is genuine 16x4 with cylindrical feature when or if flattened.

Hans Bodlaender wrote on 2002-10-29 UTC
The inventor has sent us the following additional information: <p> I have a link showing images and info on Cube Chess and Chess Cubic at www.ausinvent.com On the left side at this site is 'online exhibition' that takes you to the games.

Robert Bell wrote on 2002-10-16 UTC
Thanks again for the feedback, the idea with this game was to have the
added challenge of the 4×16 format as an actual cube so you have to rotate
it to gain acces to the whole board.

May not be quite as practical as the conventional 4×16 format but it adds
that 3rd dimensional factor. May also be for sale soon along with Chess
Cubic.

Ben Good wrote on 2002-10-12 UTC
this looks neat but i have trouble believing that this is more practical than simply playing on a 4x16 board.

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