[Retros] Solidarity chess (=SC)

Joost de Heer joost at sanguis.xs4all.nl
Wed Dec 19 13:28:52 EST 2012

On 19-12-2012 19:03, Joost de Heer wrote:

>> How are check and mate treated? For example, after 1 c3 d6 2 b4 c5,

>> is 3 Qa4 check even though Qxe8 would sever White's "solidarity"?

>> If instead 3 d4, is 3...b5 legal even though White could split

>> Black's army with 4 dxc5?


> - Qxe8 is illegal because it splits the white position

> - I assume you mean cxd5. That move is illegal too since it splits

> white's position.

Oops, misread your mail. 3.d4 is illegal since it splits white's position.


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