[ 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 General and Arch-General Chess. Variations of Birds' Chess. (10x8, Cells: 80) [All Comments] [Add Comment or Rating]Peter Aronson wrote on 2005-01-09 UTCUsually, the Amazon (or General as you have called it) is considered to be too powerful to use in most variants this size. Has your play experiance demonstrated otherwise? <p> An amusing thought occurs to me -- how much would an Amazon/General be weakened if you made it royal, and the made the goal of the game to checkmate either the Amazon or the King? Would it balance the piece?