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It belongs to categories: Orthodox chess, 
It was last modified on: 2002-12-24
 Author: Tony  Quintanilla. Inventor: Peter  Aronson and Tony  Quintanilla. Star Pool Chess. Large variant of Makruk, with a center non-square that acts as a bridge. (Cells: 84) [All Comments] [Add Comment or Rating]
John Smith wrote on 2008-11-10 UTCExcellent ★★★★★
'This game is played on an 84-hex board.' Copying and pasting, eh? ;)

Anonymous wrote on 2003-08-02 UTCExcellent ★★★★★
However, you could explain leaping across the star pool less repetititititititively :-).

Glenn Overby II wrote on 2002-12-24 UTC
This one won't be in anybody's pool (more's the pity) as it would have been Tony's third entry. Also, Peter has been in semiretirement from contests. ;)

M. Howe wrote on 2002-12-24 UTCExcellent ★★★★★
Having read the rules but not yet played the game, I believe I can still say that this looks like an excellent variant. It should have beautiful positional play. And it's aesthetically very pleasing also. The graphics are well done, and the physical set looks great. As a group A judge in the 84-squares contest, I'm hoping it will be placed in my group, but even if it isn't, I'd like to playtest it. Would the inventors be interested in an email game?

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