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 By Joe  Joyce. Chieftain Chess. Missing description (16x12, Cells: 192) [All Comments] [Add Comment or Rating]
H. G. Muller wrote on 2011-01-23 UTC
What do you mean by 'more moves'? More moves per turn (i.e. more Chieftains) or larger choice (better mobility)? I can see that 2 Chieftains against 1 can win, but essentially only by forcing the trade of one Chieftain. Or by stalemating, which is a technique that would not apply in earlier phases of the game. But forcing the trade of a Chieftain is not helpful to get ahead in the number of Chieftains, when you are still equal.