[ Help | Earliest Comments | Latest Comments ][ List All Subjects of Discussion | Create New Subject of Discussion ][ List Earliest Comments Only For Pages | Games | Rated Pages | Rated Games | Subjects of Discussion ]Single Comment Mad Elephant Chess. Pawns can be turned into Elephants; Elephants can promote to Mad Elephants, and Mad Elephants can trample lines of pieces.[All Comments] [Add Comment or Rating]Gary Gifford wrote on 2006-06-02 UTCGood ★★★★This game reminds me of Shatranj with elephants raised on a diet of TNT and nitroglycerin. I have no doubt that it would make for a very fun 10 or 15 minute game using a chess-clock. Longer e-mail type games could require lots of deep thought and could result in some hair-pulling. I did notice a slight error in the rules. There is this statement, 'Elephants move like Alfils, a jump of two squares in any direction, leaping over any pieces that may occupy the first square.' It should state 'any diagonal direction' instead of 'any direction.' A clever idea.... perhaps there should be a pre-set so players could start getting rated at this wild game?