[ 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 Perfect Chess. On 8 by 8 board with combination pieces.[All Comments] [Add Comment or Rating]Ed Trice wrote on 2004-05-15 UTCSeems like all of the power on one side of the board, which is a 'small' 8x8 board, really conveys a strong initiative to the player with the white pieces. One miscue, and you can toss material to mate. Ed Trice vs. Anthony Cabrini, May 13, 2004 1. c4 e5 2. e3!? Nf6 3. Bd3 g6 4. Gc2 Ac6?? [I still call this piece the Archbishop] 5. Bxg6!! hxg6 [mistakingly believing that while ...fxg6 would allow the next move with check, that ...hxg6 prevents it -- not true!] 6. Gxc6!! fxg6 7. Axg6# OK, so some better defensive play was present, but the mates are there since the weak side is hard pressed to balance the rapid attacks from the opponent's strong side.