[ 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 Hiashatar. A Mongolian historical variant, featuring the very special Bodyguard piece (zrf available).[All Comments] [Add Comment or Rating]Ed wrote on 2012-03-29 UTCExcellent ★★★★★Mats, Thank you for the alternate playing set for hiashatar in your ZRF, which plays quite well. The hia in this ZRF creates all manner of delicious positional paradoxes that allow him to shepherd a passed pawn rather effectively to promotion, I notice. Your ZRF carries it off much more convincingly than I have over the board. I see that you used images that look like R. Pozzi's hiashatar set, a truly appealing group that adds another level of aesthetic appeal to the ZRF. My own set, different from that one, presents the hia as an armed warrior standing with hand to the ready on the hilt of his sword -- one side, the aggressors, sneering at the opponents. I rather prefer the wizened features of the advisers of Pozzi's set, so thanks again.