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Feeble Chess to Weakest Chess. Some Chess variants with weaker pieces. (8x8, Cells: 64) [All Comments] [Add Comment or Rating]
David Paulowich wrote on 2004-09-30 UTC
Chris Witham asked 'Closer to the subject, what about strongest chess? A CV in which the pieces are as strong as posible while still being playable and resmbleing normal chess.' <p>Cavalry Chess (designed by Frank Maus in 1921) uses the the standard chess pieces, but with greatly increased powers. The knight in this game moves like a buffalo: the knight - camel - zebra compound. The game description page also includes a brief essay by Fergus Duniho comparing Cavalry Chess and his own Cavalier Chess.