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Spacious Torus Chess. Chess on a toroidal board, using Ralph Betza's spacious pieces. (8x8, Cells: 64) [All Comments] [Add Comment or Rating]
David Paulowich wrote on 2006-04-17 UTC
'Then it occured to me if the pieces were all spacious FIDEs then the kings would not be in mutual check since they can't make any spacious captures...'

Anonymous wrote on 2006-04-17 UTCPoor ★
Unfortunately you haven't dealt with the issue of the kings being next to each other the game starts with an impossible situation you really need to redefine how peices may move over the back rank. There is no move by white that deals with blacks king and queen except to take blacks king so either white can take blacks king or white is in checkmate at the beggining of the game.

gnohmon wrote on 2002-05-14 UTCGood ★★★★
The ascii diagrams show an extra White N on b1.

Jianying Ji wrote on 2002-05-12 UTC
the previous message was posted by me.

Anonymous wrote on 2002-05-12 UTC
A small correction: The line that read currently as: 


    To solve this problem, The following diagram illustrates this: 

should have been
                          
   To solve this problem I tried some different starting setup that 
   kept with the minimalistic philosophy. After some playtesting the
   following is what I came up with:

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