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Official Football Chess. Variant from the 1960's with pieces replaced by football players. (8x8, Cells: 64) [All Comments] [Add Comment or Rating]
Hans Bodlaender wrote on 2012-01-17 UTC
If someone owns this game, and wants to send me (h.l.bodlaender@uu.nl) some digital pictures that I can add for illustration to the page? That would be nice, thanks!

And who knows information on the name of the inventor?


(zzo38) A. Black wrote on 2012-01-19 UTC
You should include it in the category for playable with normal pieces with different setup, since that seem to be the only difference

Jörg Knappen wrote on 2012-01-19 UTCExcellent ★★★★★
This is a double excellent for this game.

The first excellent goes to Hans for digging this game out and posting it here.

The second goes to the game design: The inventor has really thought hard of the initial position, and it makes a fine game. There is a lot of tactical tension in the setup, but there are no obvious exploits. Great game!

Hans Bodlaender wrote on 2012-01-21 UTC
I've added the game to the Setup category. Thanks for the comments!

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