[ 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[Subject Thread] [Add Response]George Duke wrote on 2007-06-23 UTCWhen Carrera's was invented, Shakespeare was still writing plays and Newton was not yet born(1642). M. Winther writes, 'It is advantageous to the opponent should White threaten mate in the opening,' in Teutonic Chess, a new array of Carrera's Chess. There's hardly a large Chess without conceivable Fool's Mate in three, call it a threat or not. For example, Falcon Chess 8x10. There, if White moves Ni1-h3, then -i5, it threatens checkmate on the third move with the third move of that self-same Knight. However, Black's simple reply Ni8-j6 stops the attack and faces White with fork-mate threat in reverse, worsened by the i1-Knight's not being in place any more to thwart. So, exactly the same words of Winther apply, 'It is advantageous to the opponent...'