Names for specific board locations


I don't know from any official naming conventions for the distance between two pegs.

But I know a naming scheme from Andreas Kleinhans who invented it somewhen in the 80ies.

Here it is.

In the following picture you see a single peg in the middle surrounded by six rings named a, b, c, d, e, f.
On each ring you see some numbers representing those places where you may set a peg.
Other positions on the rings are symmetric and positions outside of the rings are not considered here.

Rings of Greek Mythology

The distances according to Andreas Kleinhans are named after
the Greek Mythology.

Ring a is occupied by Apollo.

On ring b you find the rulers.
1 = Hades
2 = Zeus
3 = Poseidon

On ring c you find the messengers.
1 = Pan
2 = Hermes
3 = Prometheus

On ring d you find the heroes.
1 = Hercules
2 = Achilles
3 = Odysseus
4 = Agamemnon
5 = Hector

On ring e you find the children of Zeus.
1 = Ares
2 = Baccus
3 = Athena
4 = Artemis

On ring f you find the poets and philosophers.
1 = Socrates
2 = Platon
3 = Homer
4 = Zenon
5 = ???
6 = Aristoteles
7 = ???

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