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Overkill Chess. Paired pieces are compounds of 2 FIDE elements, King's partner of all three. (8x8, Cells: 64) [All Comments] [Add Comment or Rating]
Claudio Martins Jaguaribe wrote on 2009-07-28 UTCExcellent ★★★★★
I liked it!

But, 2 questions, one about the game and the other about the man and beast articles (sort of):

1- Why not a centaur instead of a king? Too powerful?

2- If you would create the orthochess today, as a new game, no historical predecessors how would be the names of the pieces?