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Tamerlane II. (Updated!) Modern variant based upon ancient large chess variant. (11x11, Cells: 121) [All Comments] [Add Comment or Rating]
H. G. Muller wrote on 2022-10-13 UTC

The King's Succession rule is now also supported by the AI of the Interactive Diagram: a new parameter 'succession' can be used to specify which piece type can swap with the King in case the latter has no other legal move to escape check. The easiest way to see this in action is to set up a position where checkmate can be delivered (e.g. move a white Pawn to c4 and Prince to c5, the black King to a5), switch on the AI, and deliver the 'checkmate' (Prince c5-b5). The AI will then swap the King with one of his Princes.