[ 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 Chigorin Chess. White has knights instead of bishops and a chancellor for his queen; black has bishops instead of knights. (8x8, Cells: 64) [All Comments] [Add Comment or Rating]H.G.Muller wrote on 2008-04-25 UTCIt is not obvious to me that this is two. With two Bishops on each color, each Bishop now has two othe Bishops with which it can cooperate. When I have time I will run all combinations BNNN, BBNN, BNBN, BBBN and BBBB against the 4 Knights, to see how the advantage grows. BBNN is known to be more than double the BNNN advantage (the difference being the pair bonus, of about 50cP), while BNBN (like colored Bishops) does give double the BNNN advantage. But I haven't tried BBBN yet. And this measures very small differences, so it should use many games (1000+).