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It was last modified on: 2006-02-20
 By Charles  Gilman. Ecumenical Chess. Set of Variants incorporating Camels and Camel compound pieces. (8x10, Cells: 80) [All Comments] [Add Comment or Rating]
George Duke wrote on 2004-08-25 UTCExcellent ★★★★★
Overby's Beastmaster Chess has Pegasus(=Zebra+Giraffe(1,4)) and Roc (=Camel+Alfil); probably R-C and B-C are unused before. Notice the groupings in Beastmaster not following Leap Length. Both Gilman's and Overby's approaches could be factored into hundreds of new CVs by different piece mixes and board sizes, as Charles suggests preparing for more drastic leapers, surely using his established nomenclature. I disagree 'The bigger the board, the weaker Ns and Cs'. Not necessarily, relative to other simple (8-sq) leapers; Ns and the lesser Cs may become inherently more defensive.