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Falcon Chess. Play Falcon Chess on Game Courier![All Comments] [Add Comment or Rating]
Larry Smith wrote on 2008-11-09 UTC
Against the Queen, it doesn't stand a chance.

Against the Rook, it is able to deter checkmate. Mainly by threatening either the opposing Rook or King if they attempt to work too close together. This doesn't mean that it is as strong as the Rook, only that its dynamics allows the player more forking opportunities which the opposing Rook can be prevented from utilizing simply by avoiding orthogonal positions with its own King. I only ran this scenario to Strength 12, so its not really conclusive. But it appears to be a potential draw condition unless one of the players makes a serious error.

I'll add a Pawn to each side, to see how this will shift the balance of play.