17854 Players currently online!
Man vs. Machine - good luck!
Turn-based games at any time!
Vote for the best move to win!
Do you have what it takes?
Sharpen your tactical vision!
Get advice and game insights!
Learn from top players & pros!
View millions of master games!
Your virtual chess coach!
Perfect your opening moves!
Test your skills vs. computer!
Find the right private coach!
Can you solve it each day?
Bring it all together!
Beginners, start here!
Make friends & play team games!
News from the world of chess!
Search all Chess.com members!
Find local clubs & events!
Who's the best of your friends?
Read what members are saying!
This site has Chess 960. There is another variation thet I think shoud be included. It's Hexagonal Chess. You can look it up here http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Hexagonal_chess.
I say that this would make the site more interesting. People would have to learn the rules but it look fun. I'm not really a big fan of 960.
What was it that our beloved NM used to say over and over again....
Oh yeah. HOGWASH!!
hmm... It seems to jump out more when Reb writes it. I guess I need more practise.
how would rooks move in this? :P and there would be no different color bishops.....
click the link. As far as I understand, there are 3 colors here. Just click the link, it explains everything
I'd go for Glinski's starting position, or maybe the third one
This is interesting.
I've played it. It's a much more open game, because the pawns are not as effective at blocking pieces. For example, in Glinski's starting position, the middle bishop on each side can move through the pawn line. You can also move a central pawn and open up the rooks.
There are 3 different Versions of "Hexagonal Chess". Chess 960 is 1 of them, I would like to try this Hexagonal Chess this month. Also the other 2 Versions 1 with the Pawns in front of their Main Pieces has closer Resemblance to original regular Chess. The moves are very Similar to Regular Chess But NOT Identical. If I recall, Pawns can go Diagonally as well Straight Perpendicular to their Opposite 3 Hexagonal Sides. I also know that ALL 3 Hexagonal Chess Games have Unlimited or an INFINITIVE Number Exponentian Combinations of Moves Possible. This makes Hexagonal CHESSES, very COMPLEX to Master. But its better giving it a try, than be Ignorant, given this explanation, I do intend on Playing "Hexagonal CHESS". NOT concerned with "Checkmate" ,Just want the Experience Mind Enigma Stimilus of "HEXAGONAL CHESS"!!!!
Can we also add another one?
They played it on the Enterprise.
Try this: http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Seirawan_chess
I have a video on some concepts comparing hexagonal chess to regular chess (the pawn moves might be different than other hexagonal variants, but all the references to piece endgames should be the same)
Glinski's hexagonal chess and Seirawan chess are both excellent variants. Each, in its own way, represents a small and logical extension of the orthodox game.
Outcome of de la Maza's Seven Circles Program
by Chessattackman 3 minutes ago
Game Analysis for March 25, 2015
by KeyanMoradi 4 minutes ago
Komodo, Houdini 3, & GM Wilkes Barre 5.Nxf7
by richie_and_oprah 7 minutes ago
How to play for a draw?
by ponz111 9 minutes ago
3/27/2015 - A.W.Fox vs Bauer, 1901
by RedAir 9 minutes ago
by MegaAbomin8r 10 minutes ago
Chess players are awful people
by Whip_Kitten 13 minutes ago
The most underrated openings
by ponz111 14 minutes ago
8/3/2014 - Mate in 2
by EulerTheToiler 19 minutes ago
Podium Prediction Plus (PPP) - "US Chess Champs 2015"
by clarapca 25 minutes ago
Why Join | Chess Topics |
Help & Support |
© 2015 Chess.com
• Chess - English
We are working hard to make Chess.com available in over 70 languages. Check back over the year as we develop the technology to add more, and we will try our best to notify you when your language is ready for translating!