Hive

Hive

£10

Hive is a highly addictive strategic game for two players that is not restricted by a board and can be played anywhere on any flat surface. Hive is made up of twenty two pieces, eleven black and eleven white, resembling a variety of creatures each with a unique way of moving.

With no setting up to do, the game begins when the first piece is placed down. As the subsequent pieces are placed this forms a pattern that becomes the playing surface (the pieces themselves become the board). Unlike other such games, the pieces are never eliminated and not all have to be played. The object of the game is to totally surround your opponent’s queen, while at the same time trying to block your opponent from doing likewise to your queen. The player to totally surround his opponent’s queen wins the game.

This tournament shall be played using the tournament opening but all expansions disabled.

Tournament Format
Players Per Table – 2
Rounds – 5
Clock Settings – 15 mins per player

Extra Rules:
1) Tournament opening rule: Queen be cannot be played on the first move of each player.
2) Threefold repetition rule: if a position is repeated exactly identical 3 times during the game, a player may claim a draw.

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Hive is a highly addictive strategic game for two players that is not restricted by a board and can be played anywhere on any flat surface. Hive is made up of twenty two pieces, eleven black and eleven white, resembling a variety of creatures each with a unique way of moving.

With no setting up to do, the game begins when the first piece is placed down. As the subsequent pieces are placed this forms a pattern that becomes the playing surface (the pieces themselves become the board). Unlike other such games, the pieces are never eliminated and not all have to be played. The object of the game is to totally surround your opponent’s queen, while at the same time trying to block your opponent from doing likewise to your queen. The player to totally surround his opponent’s queen wins the game.

This tournament shall be played using the tournament opening but all expansions disabled.

Tournament Format
Players Per Table – 2
Rounds – 5
Clock Settings – 15 mins per player

Extra Rules:
1) Tournament opening rule: Queen be cannot be played on the first move of each player.
2) Threefold repetition rule: if a position is repeated exactly identical 3 times during the game, a player may claim a draw.


  • Description

    Description

    Hive is a highly addictive strategic game for two players that is not restricted by a board and can be played anywhere on any flat surface. Hive is made up of twenty two pieces, eleven black and eleven white, resembling a variety of creatures each with a unique way of moving.

    With no setting up to do, the game begins when the first piece is placed down. As the subsequent pieces are placed this forms a pattern that becomes the playing surface (the pieces themselves become the board). Unlike other such games, the pieces are never eliminated and not all have to be played. The object of the game is to totally surround your opponent’s queen, while at the same time trying to block your opponent from doing likewise to your queen. The player to totally surround his opponent’s queen wins the game.

    This tournament shall be played using the tournament opening but all expansions disabled.

    Tournament Format
    Players Per Table – 2
    Rounds – 5
    Clock Settings – 15 mins per player

    Extra Rules:
    1) Tournament opening rule: Queen be cannot be played on the first move of each player.
    2) Threefold repetition rule: if a position is repeated exactly identical 3 times during the game, a player may claim a draw.

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  • Event Details

    Event Details

    Date: 29 August 2022

    Start time: 10:00 GMT

    End time: 14:15 GMT

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