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It belongs to categories: Orthodox chess, 
It was last modified on: 2001-09-29
 Author: Hans L. Bodlaender. Inventor: David  Eltis. Flying Chess. Some pieces can fly. (8x8x2, Cells: 128) [All Comments] [Add Comment or Rating]
John Singh wrote on 2010-12-08 UTCGood ★★★★
Everybody should go and buy this game, while stocks last before Xmas!

Fred Cole wrote on 2010-03-25 UTCGood ★★★★
This is a very fun game and an interesting chess varient.

Clare Thompson wrote on 2010-02-12 UTCExcellent ★★★★★
I think Dr. Eltis is hot, he's all I ever wanted in a man; humour, intelligence, generosity and he's very well-endowed as I'm sure Cristine will testify ;)

Mr. Underhill wrote on 2005-06-28 UTCExcellent ★★★★★
I think that this variant of chess is most indupitably perspicatious. It really reflects modern times at the moment, in a whimsical manner. Well done Dr. Eltis. Im sure he has a great play book collection.

Roberto Lavieri wrote on 2004-10-30 UTCGood ★★★★
I have tried this game briefly, and it is certainly playable. Game play seems to be nice, although it is not so easy play it in a good manner, it can need some expertise, if not, many moves can be blunders. I disagree a bit with the different ways of flying, particularily with respect to the difference between Rooks and Bishops. Regardless some previous comments in which the game itself is not well analysized, objectively this seems to be a moderately interesting game which can be rated as 'good', in my particular opinion.

Harrold Pooter wrote on 2004-10-29 UTCPoor ★
I wrote the first review out of respect for the game and for it's
inventor
Dr. David Eltis I was therefore horrified to be castigated by 'Fergus
Duniho' who wants me to add some more 'credibility' to my review.

I made the review for the benefit of others and feel that it is unfair
that I should be made to feel like a victim...I do, however, see your
point when writing about such people as 'Ho Mosely' who clearly
doesn't
exist as he manages to use phrases such as 'peace out'. i would though
like a bit more respect in the future, just because I am not a member
doesn't mean that I should be treated like an outsider, I feel that my
views are still useful.

Ho Mosley wrote on 2004-10-27 UTCExcellent ★★★★★
I regularly meet up with Dr. David Eltis to play...he is such a fun loving man with some real wit..he is such a bubbly character I particularly enjoy his historic plays. Flying chest rules...peace out!

Neil Geoffrey wrote on 2004-10-26 UTCExcellent ★★★★★
I couldn't agree more! Having met the man (David Eltis)in the flesh
myself, I can honestly say that he is truly the most dedicated and
inspired person I have ever known. The game itself adds another dimension
(excuse the pun) to an already polished and hugely satisfying 'battle of
wits', and my only sadness is that it hasn't been quicker in reaching
the general public as a bonified chess variant.

Verdict: a must try for all experienced chess-players!

Anonymous wrote on 2004-10-25 UTCExcellent ★★★★★
I think David Eltis is a true visionary...flying chess...brilliant! I regularly get friends and family around to my house to play and needless to say we have fun.

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