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Entry in Table Games for author value Helge E. de Vasa

Id 730
Name De Vasa Chess
Description De Vasa Chess, a chess variant played on a board made of hexagons, was invented by Helge E. de Vasa in 1953-1954. The rules originally called for eight rows, but a variant with nine rows later became more popular.
MainRuleset 858
LudiiRuleset 858
Reference For a comparison of popular versions of hexagonal chess, see Wikipedia. For more details on other chess variants, see The Classified Encyclopedia of Chess Variants, by D. B. Pritchard (2nd edition, completed and edited by John Beasley, 2007).
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knownAliases De Vasa's Chess, Hexagonal Chess
Author Helge E. de Vasa
Date 1953-00-00
ProprietaryGame 0
Credit Jay Coskey, with some small functions drawn from Chess.lud, by Eric Piette
EvidenceRange 0,5520
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SwedishDescription De Vasa Chess, en schackvariant som spelas på ett bräde av hexagoner, uppfanns av Helge E. de Vasa 1953-1954. Reglerna krävde ursprungligen åtta rader, men en variant med nio rader blev senare mer populär.

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