[ 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 Monochromatic Chess. Pieces remain on squares of the same color. (8x8, Cells: 64) [All Comments] [Add Comment or Rating]Daniil Frolov wrote on 2010-07-09 UTCAnother subvariant (it's invented not by me, i read about it in another monchromatic chess article): All pieces always must change color! And thus, knights can move freely, bishops are immobile, queens are identical to rooks. By the way, both monchromatic and color-switching chesses have 2 ways of playing (it was noticed by me): 'new game' way and 'agreement' way! 'Agreement' way: legal FIDE game is played: if change color (or move to same color in color-switching game) is only way to remove check, it must be done, and all pieces still checks with FIDE moves. 'New game' way: simple game with different pieces is played (royal ferzes in monochromatic, royal wazirs in color-switching, etc.), and thus, kings may be on adjecent squares, etc. And thus, we have 4 interesting games: new game monochromatic, new game color-switching, agreement monochromatic and agreement color-switching. These 4 games may be interesting mutators (if you are playing Xiang-qi, agreement color-switching is probably best). Alternative bishop in color-switching FIDE chess variant (queen may optionally have it's move): aancas in style of boats from Tamerlane 2: first moves 1 vertically forward, when diagonaly forward, or first vertically backward, when diagonally backward.