The Chess Variant Pages
Custom Search



Enter Your Reply

The Comment You're Replying To
H.G.Muller wrote on 2008-04-23 UTC
Ah, I was not referred to the page you gave, but followed the instructions
on the posting input form, namely writing an e-mail to
[email protected]

Unfortunately, the page you referred me to now does not seem to work
either. First time I tried it refused my user ID because it contained
periods, and now it does not want to accept me because it says 'e-mail
address already in use'...

But to get back on topic: I am currently trying the Minister/WDN in a
normal Chess context on a 10x8 board (so no Capablanca pieces, but two
Ministers in stead). It seems that to balance two Ministers, I need Q+R
(Q+N seemed far too weak, Q+2N far too strong after ~10 games). That would
make them worth approximately 7 Pawns. To get it more precise I have to
wait until I have about 100 games.

Edit Form

Comment on the page Great Shatranj page

Quick Markdown Guide

By default, new comments may be entered as Markdown, simple markup syntax designed to be readable and not look like markup. Comments stored as Markdown will be converted to HTML by Parsedown before displaying them. This follows the Github Flavored Markdown Spec with support for Markdown Extra. For a good overview of Markdown in general, check out the Markdown Guide. Here is a quick comparison of some commonly used Markdown with the rendered result:

Top level header: <H1>

Block quote

Second paragraph in block quote

First Paragraph of response. Italics, bold, and bold italics.

Second Paragraph after blank line. Here is some HTML code mixed in with the Markdown, and here is the same <U>HTML code</U> enclosed by backticks.

Secondary Header: <H2>

  • Unordered list item
  • Second unordered list item
  • New unordered list
    • Nested list item

Third Level header <H3>

  1. An ordered list item.
  2. A second ordered list item with the same number.
  3. A third ordered list item.

Alt text for a graphic image

A definition list
A list of terms, each with one or more definitions following it.
An HTML construct using the tags <DL>, <DT> and <DD>.
A term
Its definition after a colon.
A second definition.
A third definition.
Another term following a blank line
The definition of that term.