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Two Kingdoms. A decimal variant with a more powerful knight, and an added Archer piece. (10x10, Cells: 100) [All Comments] [Add Comment or Rating]
Nuno Cruz wrote on 2002-11-27 UTC
Hello! I don't know if anybody plays my variant... but to all interested in
downloading the .zrf, the images for the game lacks the presence of the
white rook!! it is really the bitmap that is missing!

Can you please put it there? :-)

Modern Kamil. Two variants that add the Camel to the standard Orthochess array on enlarged boards. (10x10, Cells: 100) [All Comments] [Add Comment or Rating]
Nuno Cruz wrote on 2002-11-04 UTC
Hello!

The zillions link is misspeled. I't is kamIl not kamEl. I copyed the path,
paste it on the explorer adress bar, changed the E to an I and pressed
enter... It worked fine! It is really only the link that is wrong, 'cause
the file is there. Please correct it. Thank you. Nuno Cruz

Free Castling Rule. Less restrictive castling rules. (8x8, Cells: 64) [All Comments] [Add Comment or Rating]
Nuno Cruz wrote on 2002-10-23 UTC
How about a zillions for this one? :-) anyone wants to take the challange?

Bishops Conversion Rule. Rule for variant where bishops start on equal colored squares, with sample games.[All Comments] [Add Comment or Rating]
Nuno Cruz wrote on 2002-10-20 UTCGood ★★★★
can anyone tell me how to implement this on zillions? :-)

Medieval Chess[Subject Thread] [Add Response]
Nuno Cruz wrote on 2002-10-19 UTC
It could be introduced an page on your historical variants pages about the
diferent nuances of medieval chess, its evolution and particular rules to
this or that country through the centurys, wich are now not in use or used
diferently...

:-)

Shatranj. The widely played Arabian predecessor of modern chess. (8x8, Cells: 64) (Recognized!)[All Comments] [Add Comment or Rating]
Nuno Cruz wrote on 2002-10-13 UTC
The rules of chess in medieval europe (king's leap, 'passar bataglia', free castling, etc) could also have a page of their, own explaining it's evolution...

Phoenix / Waffle. A piece which has the combined movements of the Wazir and the Alfil.[All Comments] [Add Comment or Rating]
Nuno Cruz wrote on 2002-09-03 UTC
This piece is called a CALIPH by chess problemists, as you can see in
http://www.ktn.freeuk.com/9a.htm#(3). A suitble name for it's Arabe
origins (Wazir + Alfil). Also there, you can check out some other compound
piece names made from joining 2 simple pieces...

Multivariant Tournament 2003. 2003 Multivariant PBEM tournament headquarters page.[All Comments] [Add Comment or Rating]
Nuno Cruz wrote on 2002-08-25 UTC
I will not vote untill you have Wildbeest chess on the list ;-)

ximeracak.. A leaper-heavy fantasy variant designed for play with a standard set. (8x8, Cells: 64) [All Comments] [Add Comment or Rating]
Nuno Cruz wrote on 2002-08-12 UTCGood ★★★★
What an interessing game! One that I will probably try to convince my friends to play with! :-)

Mideast chess. Variant on 10 by 10 board, inspired by ancient Tamerlane chess. (10x10, Cells: 100) [All Comments] [Add Comment or Rating]
Nuno Cruz wrote on 2002-04-19 UTCGood ★★★★
I do like this game, although the Cavalier is a very 'irregular piece'.
I propose to replace it's movement by the one of the Croocked Bishop!
This
would produce a very enjoyable game, don't you agree? :-))
The other pieces, I believe, are well balanced for 10x10 board, and the
fact that Knights depart from the 2nd row turns them more valuable in the
opening and during the rest of the game (a problem with other 10x10 board
variants that place them on the 1st row!).

Please comment me on this to: [email protected]

Wildebeest Chess. Variant on an 10 by 11 board with extra jumping pieces. (11x10, Cells: 110) (Recognized!)[All Comments] [Add Comment or Rating]
Nuno Cruz wrote on 2002-04-17 UTCExcellent ★★★★★
This game is really something! To me the best large variant of chess! WHY is it not a recongnized variant yet???? :-)

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