HIVE/Gen42

 

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Hive/Gen42:

Hive is a board game with a difference. There is no board! The pieces are added to the playing area thus creating the board.

Read more:  http://www.gen42.com/hive#ixzz3ZbVVXWFc

While Hive has a distinct geometry and unique tactics, it echoes some concepts from chess. Pinning an enemy piece, by placing one of your own pieces to keep it from moving, is a key tactic. And the condition that ends the game—encircling the enemy queen bee so that it has no moves—is analogous to checkmate….

Full Story :

http://www.wsj.com/articles/is-the-game-hive-the-next-chess-1431102799

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