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PantherChess. Variant of Capablanca Chess with two Panthers per side replacing the Archbishop and Chancellor.[All Comments] [Add Comment or Rating]
Greg Strong wrote on 2018-05-08 UTC

I'm not sure what War Machine you are referring to.  The Dabbabah (meaning war machine) is a (2, 0) leaper.

I think the Panther is a fine name, but this is still the same piece as the Scout.  The initial move is a just a special case in that particular game.  A pawn that can move two spaces initially is still a pawn.


James Zuercher wrote on 2018-05-07 UTC
Greg's scout (in Hubbord) has the ability to move as a knight on it's first move. The Panther does not have this ability. However, I did find that the War Machine has the moves of the Panther. I did not find this when I searched before naming the Panther. Should I now look for another name?

Aurelian Florea wrote on 2018-05-07 UTC

That is identical to Greg's scout :)!

Chris Chradle wrote on 2018-05-06 UTCGood ★★★★

The Panther is a very interesting piece. It has similar characteristics like the knight. After two moves it covers a similar distance like the knight. The leaps ar (1,1), (0,2), (1,3), (0,4) and (3,3). The only difference is that the night can't go (0,6) so the operating range of the Panthter should be slightly better.



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