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It was last modified on: 2001-09-05
 By David  Howe. Mega-Chess. A chess game where each piece is a chess game! (8x8x64, Cells: 4096) [All Comments] [Add Comment or Rating]
Anonymous wrote on 2010-09-12 UTCBelowAverage ★★
Unfortunately, Mega-Chess gives too much of an advantage to a player who is even slightly more experienced. Look at it this way: If you win 45% of the time against your opponent and lose 55% of the time, for normal chess, that's not bad (ignoring draws, you'd win 9 of 20 games and lose 11). But because you essentially play 33 games of chess in Mega-Chess, on average, you will be down 3 mega-pieces per game. Even assuming you play better on your queen-board, say, than a pawn-board, you'll still be down at least 3 pawns (about a Bishop). So, at best, you'll be giving Bishop odds to an opponent who is about the same strength as you, maybe a little stronger.

George Duke wrote on 2008-09-10 UTCExcellent ★★★★★
4096 Cells. MegaChess ''uses pieces which are themselves games of chess.'' Offhand, you're frequently not moving pieces around but, in effect, games around; and that's exactly what the middle decade of CVPage came to be about. A turn in MegaChess is a move on any, stress any, eight of the Chessboards. This is incomplete analysis, instead just to provide Joyce's thread of beyond Huge CVs known material. Previously, there have been definitions for Large as only 72-84 squares, ''Very Large'' up to 100, Extremely Large still about 110-144, and other categories upwards. The ranges defined, that can easily be relocated, stopped with 256 squares or cells.

Anonymous wrote on 2005-11-19 UTCGood ★★★★
This is a good idea and could be used for any chess variant as well as for some other board games.

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