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Board Game
Name
Chex
Version Nickname
English second edition
Alternate Names
Version Publisher
Year Published
2013
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Languages
English
Release Date
Sep 23, 2013
Release Comment
 
Release Status
Released
Pre-order Type
nestorbooster
Pre-order URL
Pre-order Start Date
Jun 20, 2013
Pre-order End Date
Jul 20, 2013
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CHEX is a classic gem first published in 1982. This new edition will contain 32 tiles made of 8mm thick and 25mm side black and 'ice' acrylic, laser-engraved and painted. The tiles will be similar to those of Myrmidons (also fueled in nestorbooster) or Tiledeck. The main novelty is that it'll use 'ice' acrylic with black paint for the white tiles. The quality of the tiles is simply amazing, but the production process is expensive and time-intensive, so the publisher has decided to fuel it through nestorbosoter.

CHEX is kind of a boardless chess, where tiles are randomly drawn and then placed on the table adjacent to other tiles. But you can also move already placed tiles. A move must be a legal chess move and may not separate any element of the board. Thus you can "pin" a piece by placing a new piece touching it on a far corner, so the "pinned" piece can't move. The game ends in checkmate or stalemate. It's a stalemate if you cannot place your king except into check when you draw it.

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