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It belongs to categories: Two dimensional, Large board
It was last modified on: 2020-01-30
 By Aurelian  Florea. Apothecary Chess-Modern. Large board variant obtained through tinkering with known games.[All Comments] [Add Comment or Rating]
Aurelian Florea wrote on 2020-10-02 UTC
files=10 ranks=12 symmetry=none holdingsType=1 promoZone=4 promoChoice=!P*N*B*C*W*R3*J3*G2*Q2*D2 graphicsDir=../graphics.dir/alfaerie/ whitePrefix=w blackPrefix=b graphicsType=gif squareSize=54 hole::::a1-j1,,a12-j12 pawn:p:ifmnDfmWfceF:pawn:a4,b4,c4,d4,e4,f4,g4,h4,i4,j4,,a9,b9,c9,d9,e9,f9,g9,h9,i9,j9 rook::::a2,j2,,a11,j11:1 queen::::e3,,e10:1 bishop:B:B:bishop:d3,g3,,d10,g10 knight:N:NmHmA:knight:c3,h3,,c10,h10:1 wizard:W:FL:mage:d1,g1,,c12,f12 champion:C:WAD:champion:e1,h1,,d12,g12:1 joker:J:fI:fool:f1,,e12 dragon:D:FyafsF:dragon:i3,,i10 griffin:G:WyafsW:gryphon:b3,,b10 king:K:KimbsLimbsN:king:f3,,f10 symmetry=mirror shuffle=G:BD,:BN,GDQ

I have tried this week to add a compound piece. Unfortunately this proved to make the game worse as more opening moves were forced. So I reverted to an earlier version while keeping the idea that black has more pieces on the non-king side. This will be the final apothecary chess-modern game. I'm satisfied with the game.