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It was last modified on: 2002-04-25
 By Ralph  Betza. Elevator Chess. Multiple boards with simultaneous games are linked through central elevator squares.[All Comments] [Add Comment or Rating]
Anonymous wrote on 2010-09-19 UTCGood ★★★★
A problem: if the players have the move on two different boards, and both decides that they must wait for something on the other board to happen before moving on this one, is it a stalemate?

Sillyman wrote on 2006-10-05 UTCGood ★★★★
Great idea. Anyways, it would be interesting to have pieces which elevate through the windows...

Anonymous wrote on 2006-05-28 UTCExcellent ★★★★★

Peter Aronson wrote on 2002-04-30 UTCGood ★★★★
I could see times when you might send a piece up or down the elevator just to clear an attack lane.

Jared wrote on 2002-04-26 UTCGood ★★★★
What if you had the setups on each successive board be rotated 90 degrees clockwise (or counter-clockwise)? You could call it 'Twisted Elevator Chess' or something.

John Lawson wrote on 2002-04-25 UTCGood ★★★★
If large teams were playing on many boards, like a tall skyscraper, there could be both local and express elevators.

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