Cylindrical Chess

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Cylindrical chess differs from traditional chess in that it is played as if the left and right sides of the board were wrapped around to form a cylinder, which means pieces can go through one side and come out on the other.


The only rule changes are that there is no castling and no en passant. The program only allows legal moves. No warnings are given when a king is in check.

A small orange dot appear on a selected piece. Experiment to see how the pieces move before playing a game.


Contributed by: Jevons Liu (August 2013)
(Mathematica Summer Camp 2013)
Open content licensed under CC BY-NC-SA




[1] Wikipedia, "Cylindrical Chess." (Jul 14, 2013)

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