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Diamond Chess 306. Missing description (22x24, Cells: 306) [All Comments] [Add Comment or Rating]
dcannon1965 wrote on Sun, Jun 27, 2010 04:58 AM UTC:
No, what I meant was that when a compound piece captures a simple piece that forms one of its components, it cannot assimilate it. A Duchess (a Rook-Lance compound) capturing a Bishop does indeed become a Queen. But a Duchess capturing a Rook simply kills the Rook: it already has the Rook's powers, so gaining the Rook doesn't give it anything it hasn't already got.

Thanks for drawing my attention to this - I think I need to make some further revisions to the instructions:-(