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Why does a hexagonal chess board skip the letter J?

For every Glinski's Hexagonal Chess game I see online the algebraic notation skips J for I K L. Why? What's wrong with J?
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Hexagonal Chess Puzzle - Black to play and win

Published in Hex Press 4 - September 1977 and taken from the game Armstrong vs Springgay Reminder of the rules here. Hint 1: If black could lure the white queen to g7 then Ne5+ would discover an ...
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Opening Theory in Hexagonal Chess?

Is there any opening theory in Glinski's hexagonal chess (rules here)? If so what are some standard openings?
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Where can I get a free engine to play Hexagonal Chess?

This question asks about the rules for Glinski's hexagonal chess. If I want to play a game of Glinski's hexagonal chess against the computer where can I get a free downloadable engine?
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What are the rules of Glinski's Hexagonal Chess?

Wladyslaw "Bill" Glinski was a Pole who came to London immediately after the end of WW2. He developed what is probably the most popular version of hexagonal chess, a variant played on an ...
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Recent research, or analysis sites, about some chess variants?

I would appreciate some links to recent (within the last 8 years) chess variant analyses and research. As to standard chess it seems like the source code for a lot of the computer chess programs ...
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