[ 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 Pied Color Chess. Oh no! All the colors on the board have been scrambled -- however will the pieces move? (8x8, Cells: 64) [All Comments] [Add Comment or Rating]Michael Nelson wrote on 2003-02-28 UTCExcellent ★★★★★What a fine game concept! Some possiblitities: 1. (For equal armies) Randomly choose colors for ranks 1-4 and make corresponding squares opposite colors, thus if a1 is white, a8 is black. The symmetrical board will not favor either side. 2. (For different armies) All squares start out uncolored. Black chooses his army, then white chooses his army and makes the first choice of squares. Players alternate choosing the color of any square on their half of the board--the corresponding square becomes the opposite color as above. The armies are then put on the board and play begins. The board almost certainly will favor one side.