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It was last modified on: 1999-08-10
Poison Chess. Harpies can poison pieces which can be healed by doctors. On 8 by 8 board.[All Comments] [Add Comment or Rating]
Anonymous wrote on 2005-01-05 UTCGood ★★★★
The same reason why promotion to Rook is useful in FIDE Chess--on rare occasions it is the only promotion that is any good. Let's say that in the particular position promoting to Queen would cause stalemate--then if promotong to Rook doesn't give stalemate but will allow you to win later, it is the correct move. These positions are not common, but they do exist.