[ 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 Spartan Chess. A game with unequal armies. (8x8, Cells: 64) [All Comments] [Add Comment or Rating]H. G. Muller wrote on 2011-02-12 UTCI did run some 5-men Spartan end-games with my tablebase generator, and can confirm that the following endgames are all 'generally won' to white: moves to conversion: max typ K+Q+B vs K+W 44 10 K+Q+N vs K+W 45 10 K+Q+B vs K+G 33 18 K+Q+N vs K+G 39 18 'Generally won' means that with white to move it is virtually always won, except for the ~1% of cases where the initial position happens to be a fork or skewer against your K+Q. With black to move these are only won in about 35% of the cases, because in the remaining 65% the powerful black defender (W or G) will be able to capture either King or Queen in the initial position. The first two end-games can already be found on this site (calculate by McCooey, where Warlord is called Pegasus), those with the General are new.