Triple Diamonds consist of three adjacent Diamond formations
some of which have positions occupied by phantoms.
The two most common types of Triple Diamonds are illustrated below.
| Regular Triple Diamonds... || || and Point-to-Point Triple Diamonds|
Triple Diamonds are analogous to Triple Boxes [C1]
and Triple Columns | Lines | Waves [C1].
Triple Diamond Flip The Diamond
Triple Diamond calls are (4 or less)-dancer calls,
requiring you to work only with the dancers in your Diamond. For historical
reasons, some callers use 8-dancer calls such
as Diamond Chain Thru. In this case, each dancer must select one of the
other Diamonds to work with. This is accomplished by selecting the Diamond
nearest you or, if you are equidistant from both Diamonds, select the Diamond
you are facing. In today's nomenclature, the use of 8-dancer calls from
Triple Diamonds should be given as 'Triple Diamonds Working
Triple "Z" CONCEPT [C4]:
Three adjacent "Z" formations.
See also Triple formations Working direction CONCEPT [C3B].