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The Chess Variant Pages

This page is written by the game's inventor, Mark Hedden.

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George Duke wrote on 2016-10-11 UTCGood ★★★★

Earlier than Mark Hedden's IO, that was looked at last week, Europan has 700-year-old Gryphon, though not paired with Aanca like in IO and later Gifford's Gryphon-Aanca and still later Florea's Apothecary.

As for some point value, Hedden pegs Gryphon at 7 points, but says "if you don't know how to use it well, it is still worth 5 or 6." Close enough estimate for many just trying out a novel CV.

Hedden maintains there is not a way to write his Archer as defined in Betzan Funny Notation. Paulowich at King's Court in last week comment found tri-compound in Chancellor, and Hedden's Super-Computer of both IO and Europan is also different tri-compound.

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