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Monster Chess. One player has only a king and four pawns, but makes double moves.[All Comments] [Add Comment or Rating]
Matthew Montchalin wrote on Thu, Jul 7, 2005 07:17 PM UTC:
Although advancing the King and Queen pawns ought to work, as you suggest, what about a double flank attack? To do so, try fianchettoing both Bishops, and then follow up by bringing the Knights out to the Rook files (A3 and H3), and then move them up for sacking on Black's pawns? In response to that kind of a strategem, it appears that throwing the Knights and Bishops away is a necessity, not a convenience. And if White tried to do that, wouldn't Black's best plan be to refrain from going forward, and instead sit around moving his King back and forth? Can either side 'pass' or is moving mandatory?