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Demolition derby chess

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Produce a huge chess board in the dirt. Position the players high enough to see the entire play area. Establish radio communication, enjoy the show. The pawns would be yugos, king and queen Cadillac's.
evilpenguin, Jul 09 2012

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       I can picture this getting out of hand pretty quickly, at which point it would be virtually indistinguishable from a regular demolition derby.
Alterother, Jul 09 2012
  

       “Checkmate! Checkmate! Checkmate!”   

       “You paid for the whole square, but you'll only need the edge!”
ytk, Jul 09 2012
  

       [+] I love this!! Demo-Derbies are fun and chess makes me think too much! (And there is that black & white checkered flag!) hah!
xandram, Jul 10 2012
  

       As I am part hillbilly and do enjoy a good crash-up (local parlance), I should vote for this, but I just can't picture successful integration of chess. Chess is a game of strategy, which, as we all know, is what you have until the shooting starts. Or, in this case, the crashing.
Alterother, Jul 10 2012
  

       How would the knights move when surrounded?
xenzag, Jul 10 2012
  

       //How would the knights move when surrounded?//
back up - take a left
back up - take a right
repeat going forward...crash!
xandram, Jul 11 2012
  

       ramps?
pertinax, Jul 11 2012
  

       Ok, I'm a little unsure of your rules here. In chess, the attacker always wins. If you continue that rule into this game, you're going to need Variable Vulnerability Vehicles. (Excepting the King, of course.)   

       If you don't do that, then the outcome of any particular attack becomes uncertain, and it's a very different game.   

       I think you'll need a crane to reach out and hoist away the debris - which could be a solution for the knight-move, as well.
lurch, Jul 11 2012
  
      
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