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It belongs to categories: Orthodox chess, 
It was last modified on: 2007-06-13
 By Abdul-Rahman  Sibahi. Kings. A modest variant with more than one king. (8x8, Cells: 64) [All Comments] [Add Comment or Rating]
Derek Nalls wrote on 2007-06-15 UTCGood ★★★★
experiments in symmetry Mirror West Chess 8H x 10W http://www.chessvariants.org/index/listcomments.php?itemid=ExpSym Just a few months ago, I independently proposed 1 of the 3 'kings' games Abdul-Rahman Sibahi created. Note that I did nothing with it. No ZOG implementation or Game Courier preset (if possible). I hope ARS shows more initiative than I. 'Is not the 10 x 8 version with two kings more symmetrical than symmetrical variants with just one king? Because a solo king stands out as an asymmetry to the rest of the pieces on the board.' Yes, it is impossible to symmetrically place one king upon an 8H x 10W board because there is no defined, single center file. Since there are two center files, two kings are required.