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Notchess. A family of games with Chess and Chess-Variant pieces but no King. () [All Comments] [Add Comment or Rating]
💡📝Charles Gilman wrote on Sun, Sep 5, 2010 06:33 AM UTC:
Because I needed something to focus it on. Otherwise it would just be a range of random variants, and harder for readers to relate to.

Anonymous wrote on Sat, Sep 4, 2010 12:05 PM UTC:
Why it must necessary be derived from something?

💡📝Charles Gilman wrote on Sat, Sep 4, 2010 06:19 AM UTC:
Well Notchess 80 is derived from Yang Qi, which has neither. I could probably devise a Notchess based on Wildeurasian Qi, which has both those pieces as well as the Gnu. That one would have an odd number of files.

Anonymous wrote on Fri, Sep 3, 2010 10:19 AM UTC:
How about queen and tank in Notchess 80?

Andy wrote on Sat, Jul 15, 2006 05:39 PM UTC:Excellent ★★★★★
These seem like a very good idea, aesthetically pleasing, and thumbs up for acknowledging Extinction Chess antecedent.

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