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Goal Box Chess. Game on 42 squares with no King and the goal of placing pieces into 2 special squares. (5x8, Cells: 42) [All Comments] [Add Comment or Rating]
Larry Smith wrote on Thu, Apr 29, 2004 02:16 AM UTC:
The rules state:

'If all of one player's pieces are eliminated before both goal boxes are
occupied by one player, then the player with pieces left is the winner.
Exception: if that player has only one piece left, then the game is
declared a draw.'

And the potential of two Bishops on the same diagonal pattern is extremely
remote.  Why promote to a Bishop when you can get that great Queen?