[ Help | Earliest Comments | Latest Comments ][ List All Subjects of Discussion | Create New Subject of Discussion ][ List Latest Comments Only For Pages | Games | Rated Pages | Rated Games | Subjects of Discussion ]Comments/Ratings for a Single Item Later ⇩Reverse Order⇧ Earlier Raft Chess. Part of the board is a lake, where rafts can transport pieces. (8x8, Cells: 64) [All Comments] [Add Comment or Rating]Michael Nelson wrote on 2003-11-30 UTCI like Charles' thinking on this game also. Whatever the inventor's intent, I like the idea of the third thru sixth ranks all being water so that you can't get to the enemy back ranks without using rafts. Moves from one land square to another must be legal, as otherwise the King is immobile. It should be legal to give or avoid check, mate, or stalemate by moving a raft. Charles Gilman wrote on 2003-11-30 UTCGood ★★★★Can pieces moves entirely on land without involving a Raft? Is checkmate by moving a Raft allowed? It seems odd that files a-b are entirely land rather than, say, a and h. Are you sure that a-b 3-6 really is land, and not a particular example of a placing of Rafts? 2 comments displayedLater ⇩Reverse Order⇧ EarlierPermalink to the exact comments currently displayed.