[ 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 Captain Spalding Chess. Find an Elephant in your Pajamas.[All Comments] [Add Comment or Rating]gnohmon wrote on 2002-07-05 UTC> may it play a Bat on the 8th Please add to Rule Zero the following: '<H?>Drops and Placements</H?> In games where pieces may be dropped or freely placed, the following <A HREF=???>Shogi</a> rule should apply: placing a piece in its promotion zone does not promote it, and placing a piece where the end of the board prevents it from moving (for example, dropping a Pawn on its 8th rank) is forbidden.' Notice that I adopted the Shogi rule of not having two Bats on the same file; however, this generalization does not belong in rule zero.