[ 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 Turning chess. Pieces can turn 45 degrees after movement. (8x8, Cells: 64) [All Comments] [Add Comment or Rating]Charles Gilman wrote on 2004-10-14 UTC'There is no such thing as a Turning Queen because all rotations are identical; it turns but stays the same. This is also true of King and Knight, and it means that they do not benefit from the value boost that true Turning pieces get.' It is not true of Knights as Knight moves are not at exact 45° intervals. Just as a 45° turn on the radials (i.e. Rook <=> Bishop) involves mutiplying or dividing distances by root 2, so it does with oblique dirctions. Thus a Knight making a 45° turn would be come a Camel (and vice versa).