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It belongs to categories: Orthodox chess, 
It was last modified on: 2019-08-10
 By wdtr2. Wildebeast9. A Variant of Wildebeast Chess.[All Comments] [Add Comment or Rating]
wdtr2 wrote on 2019-08-28 UTC

HG:  I took your suggestions and attempted to re-write the section on the promotion.  I think I used the name Wildebeast everywhere, except in the Introduction.  (I can't find the misspelling)  When I wrote the code, I assumed that the Horseman could get to the promotion zone with more ease than a pawn.  I guessed that there would be more promotions in this game.  Can a king and two horseman put a bare king in checkmate?  I will try this and run some tests.  If the answer is yes, I like my promotion rules "as is".  If the answer is no. I probably should fix/adjust the promotion rules.  If you dislike the promotion rule, I am open to suggestions.  I think I have 1 vote from dax for promotion to other pieces like knight, rook, bishop, etc.