[ 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 Team-Mate Chess. Variant with 8 different pieces, none of which is able to checkmate a bare king on its own. (8x8, Cells: 64) [All Comments] [Add Comment or Rating]H. G. Muller wrote on 2020-04-14 UTCAs off now, I changed the name of the W-then-B piece from the (historically incorrect) Betzan 'Aanca' to 'Acromantula'. In the Harry Potter series Acromantula refers to a species of giant, poisonous, man-eating spiders of high intelligence. As the piece can move along eight rays, so that its move pattern does resemble a spider seen from above, the name seems fitting.