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Directed Alice Chess III

This page contains one or more presets for playing game online with Game Courier, an online server for playing Chess variants by correspondence.

From the Introduction: "VR Parton's Alice Chess is a classic abstract strategy board game, one with a very unique twist. It's played on 2 adjacent boards, and pieces, when they start a move on one board, must involuntarily transfer to the other board, into the corresponding square they stopped on, which must be empty, or the move can't be made... And the knights become oddly colorbound, because the forced transfer allows any particular knight to attack squares of only one color [different] on each board. You can change this by adding a third board which is mutually connected with both other boards. Now, a piece may have a free choice of which other board to make its Parton destination board. And the odd total number of boards allows the knights to attack all the squares on each board." A non-rules-checking preset may be found: HERE Players are encouraged to substitute their own preferred pieces.


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By Joe Joyce.
Web page created: 2010-10-03. Web page last updated: 2010-10-03