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PromoChess. Everything but the king can power up. Mix of Japanese/Western/fairy pieces. (9x9, Cells: 81) [All Comments] [Add Comment or Rating]
Glenn Overby II wrote on 2003-05-20 UTC
I left the King unpromoted for two reasons.  One was the notorious
difficulty of checkmating more mobile royal pieces.  The other was the
influence of Shogi itself, where the King is one of just two pieces that
cannot promote.

But there are potentials for promoting the King, and a case could be made
that if it survives to get out 7 ranks it deserves to be harder to kill