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 By Charles  Gilman. Sinojewish Chess. Hexagonal approximate analogue to Wildeurasian Qi. (13x13, Cells: 127) [All Comments] [Add Comment or Rating]
Charles Gilman wrote on 2009-03-26 UTC
Kaifeng details added, plus a bit that I researched myself.

Charles Gilman wrote on 2009-03-22 UTC
I'll certainly consider putting something in about that, although it may take time. Your comment reminds me of some classic examples of Jewish humour involving visits to China, which I might add at the same time. Having seen your comments elsewhere I can see why a variant with Cannons and a Cannonade would appeal to you!

David Cannon wrote on 2009-03-19 UTCExcellent ★★★★★
Charles, have you considered including a reference to the KAIFENG in your game? KAIFENG is a city in China with a long Jewish history - it goes back many hundreds of years. There is still a small Jewish community in the city, I believe. Kaifeng Jews look Chinese, and differ from occidental Jews in that they trace descent through the father's line, rather than the mother's. I think some reference to Kaifeng would help to cement the connection I think you are making between China and Judaism. Just a thought:-) David.

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