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Grasshopper Chess. Each player has eight additional grasshoppers.[All Comments] [Add Comment or Rating]
🕸Fergus Duniho wrote on Wed, Feb 19, 2020 09:20 PM UTC:

Server load rarely gets very high, and the rare peak of high server load does not correlate with the site going down. So, even though tables could also work, I'm not worried that using single images will increase the load too much. Also, it has been simple enough to replace various JavaScript diagrams with generated images, because I could reuse the FEN string from the JavaScript with only occassional modifications.