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Lene Hau Chess. Pieces take several turns for doing one move, going only one square per turn. (8x8, Cells: 64) [All Comments] [Add Comment or Rating]
George Duke wrote on Thu, Mar 16, 2017 08:40 PM UTC:

Lene Hau and light slowed to a fraction of 3.00x10^8 m/s,, and so this CV by Betza.  Rook piece takes 7 moves from b1 to b8 for instance. Also Liar's_Chess and


Joe Joyce wrote on Mon, Oct 13, 2008 08:23 PM UTC:
Thanks for pointing out this excellent game, George. David's comment leads back to several comments from a previous incarnation of this site, including 2 comments from gnohmon. I get an image of a speed version playing something like the old arcade game Missile Command. Here's the link David gave:

George Duke wrote on Mon, Oct 13, 2008 05:53 PM UTC:Excellent ★★★★★
Rook a1 to a8, Betza explains, takes seven moves to complete, and in the meanwhile player makes other moves. ''Travelling pieces are committed to their journey.'' Classic Betza balancing seriousness and ridiculousness in his perfect tightrope, and sadly only one Paulowich comment probably means no one has looked at Lene Hau for seven years, lost in the shuffles, vagaries of variantism.

David Paulowich wrote on Sat, Mar 12, 2005 08:48 PM UTC: <p>is the old (June 2001) page for comments, including an added note by the author (gnohmon).

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