[ 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 ]Comments/Ratings for a Single Item Dutch Chess. Different objective and piece movements with orthodox chess set. (8x8, Cells: 64) [All Comments] [Add Comment or Rating]Chicago wrote on 2002-12-02 UTCGood ★★★★The Chess Variants Page applet gives the Bishop its regular move, which makes it quite a powerful piece in the opening game. Maybe too powerful, giving White too much advantage? Be interesting to see how this variant would play with the restricted (moving as a King) Bishop as per Mr. Bodlaender. I'm thinking 'Dutch' here does not imply any Netherlands national connection--more like 'reversed', as in a 'Dutch auction' where bids decrease rather than going up.