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It was last modified on: 2006-11-05
Combo Modern Day Chess. Guard replaces the Queen. (8x8, Cells: 64) [All Comments] [Add Comment or Rating]
Joe Joyce wrote on 2006-11-06 UTC
Hey, Christine - you beat me to the comment. And you're right, that guard is certainly more powerful that Tony gives it credit for. The basic 1-step guard is worth more than either knight or bishop. The 2-step piece is worth more than a rook. And it's not that bad an attacking piece, either.