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It belongs to categories: Orthodox chess, 
It was last modified on: 2014-02-22
 By Daniil  Frolov. Not-so colorbound cylindrical chess. Game only with pieces, that would be colorbound on normal board. (7x8, Cells: 56) [All Comments] [Add Comment or Rating]
Daniil Frolov wrote on 2014-02-25 UTC
Thank you. (:

Yes, i know that promotion to basic pieces is usually needed to avoid stalemate, and i've seen a statement that if promotion to any double combination of three basic pieces is allowed, promotin only to compounds is enough to avoid any stalemate. Well, maybe, it's not case of this game, and i should think it out better... But i don't think so. Pieces must have some overlaping moves, so that promotion to any piece will cause stalemate in certain situation. On this board bishop have some moves, that can also be made by rook (in different paths), but not to same rank, and if to same file - it's to odd number of squares away, so it don't overlap with dababah-rider's move. Camel also is not able to move to squares, directly orthogonally or diagonally-away.