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It was last modified on: 2003-09-13
 By Michael  Nelson. Pocket Mutation Chess. Take one of your pieces off the board, maybe change it, keep it in reserve, and drop it on the board later. (8x8, Cells: 64) (Recognized!)[All Comments] [Add Comment or Rating]
Greg Strong wrote on 2005-02-22 UTCExcellent ★★★★★

This is a very interesting game. I look forward to playing it in GCT #2.

Below is a list of mobility values for all the pieces in Pocket Mutation, as well as a few Chess-With-Different-Armies pieces at the bottom for comparison. The 'average mobility' column is a Betza Mobility Calculation with a magic number of 0.7. This is probably the best estimation of the value of the piece. The second column is the average number of checks this piece delivers on an empty board without being counter-attacked. The third column is the average number of different 'directions' in which this piece attacks. The fourth column is the average number of squares attacked on an empty board.

Average # Directions Attacked Average Empty Board Mobility
Average Mobility Average # Safe Checks
Class Piece
Class 2
Knight 5.25 5.25 5.25 5.25
Bishop 5.93 5.69 3.06 8.75
Class 3
Rook 8.1 10.5 3.5 14
Nightrider 7.96 9.5 5.25 9.5
Super Bishop 9.43 5.69 6.56 12.25
Class 4
Cardinal 11.18 10.94 8.31 14
Super Rook 11.16 10.5 6.56 17.06
Class 5
Queen 14.03 16.19 6.56 22.75
Chancellor 13.35 15.75 8.75 19.25
Cardinal Rider 13.89 15.19 8.31 18.25
Super Cardinal 14.68 10.94 11.81 17.5
Class 6
Chancellor Rider 16.06 20 8.75 23.5
Super Chancellor 16.41 15.75 11.81 22.31
Super Cardinal Rider 17.39 15.19 11.81 21.75
Class 7
Amazon 19.28 21.44 11.81 28
Super Chancellor Rider 19.12 20 11.81 26.56
Class 8
Amazon Rider 21.99 25.69 11.81 32.25
Misc
Fibnif 5.69 2.63 5.69 5.69
Waffle 5.75 2.25 5.75 5.75
Woody Rook 6.5 3 6.5 6.5
Charging Knight 6.78 2.63 6.78 6.78
Short Rook 7.51 7.5 3.5 11
FAD (colorbound) 8.31 5.25 8.31 8.31
Charging Rook 8.48 7.88 5.03 12.91
Half-Duck 8.56 5.5 8.56 8.56
Bede (colorbound) 8.93 8.69 6.06 11.75
Fourfer (FR4) 10.57 7.5 6.56 14.06
Colonel 12.64 10.5 9.19 17.06
N2R4 14.86 15.75 8.75 19.25