[ 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 Samarcanda. Variant of Mideast Chess with Crooked Bishops. (10x10, Cells: 100) [All Comments] [Add Comment or Rating]Charles Gilman wrote on 2004-04-03 UTCGood ★★★★Crooked Bishops certainly have an easier move to remember than the piece that they replace, and that makes the game itself an improvement on 'Mideast' Chess. However, the rating is also for the page, which presents its variant more clearly. It is good that all pieces are either referred to by a familiar name or cross-referenced to one.