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Aberg variation of Capablanca's Chess. Different setup and castling rules. (10x8, Cells: 80) [All Comments] [Add Comment or Rating]
H.G.Muller wrote on 2008-04-30 UTC
Hans Aberg:
| You can sync your method against his values, to get piece value 
| suggestions. But that is just about what you get out from it.

Define 'suggestions'. What I get are a set of piece values from which
you can accurately predict how good your winning chances are, all other
thing being equal or unknown. If other (positional) features are known,
you can factor those in in the same way.

This is by definition what piece values are meant to do. If the
'classical' system does 'something else', because it was obtained in
another way, they are simply no piece values.