As a gipsy novel, as a novel depicting gipsy life, 'kriegspiel' is unrivalled.
Each leader assumed that the moves of the kriegspiel had been correctly played and that there was nothing more to be done.
Nowhere can fiction p. 364give us one to match her, not even the ‘kriegspiel’ heroine, who touched me to the deeps.
It is said that the Prussian officers play at a game called kriegspiel, or the war game.
We then proceeded to kriegspiel, according to the mysterious ideas of those in authority over us.
The northern third of Natal is as vulnerable a military position as a player of kriegspiel could wish to have submitted to him.
chess using two separate boards where neither player sees the other board and in which play progresses from limited information given by a referee who tracks the moves on a third board
war games played with pieces on maps, 1811 as a German word in English, from German Kriegsspiel, literally "war game," from Krieg "war," from Middle High German kriec, "combat," mostly "exertion, effort; opposition, enmity, resistance," from Old High German chreg "stubbornness, defiance, obsinancy," perhaps from PIE *gwere- "heavy" (see grave (adj.)) or cognate with Greek hybris "violence" (see hubris; cf. also war (n.)). For second element, see spiel (n.). Introduced 1870s as officer training in British army.