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Paulowich's Chancellor Chess. A proposal to play chancellor chess with chancellors and queens in the corner on 8 by 8 board. (8x8, Cells: 64) [All Comments] [Add Comment or Rating]
John Smith wrote on 2009-01-09 UTCExcellent ★★★★★
The first variant looks good. My problem with having just a Marshall and not a Cardinal is the assymmetry between the prime pieces. This variant has the Rook as a single piece, so already has an assymmetry. The second variant is poor, however, as the Queens can attack each other as soon as he Pawns are moved, and are undefended, so White has more of an advantage.

David Paulowich wrote on 2004-08-28 UTC
Too many windows open on my computer! My previous comment was supposed to be sent to the Piececlopedia entry for Chancellor. <p>I am not aware of any computer programs implementing my King's Leap revision above. So I have written a Zillions file (kingleap.zrf) for King's Leap Chess and it is now being playtested. This uses my third and final version of the rules, allowing the Kings to leap either orthogonally or diagonally.

David Paulowich wrote on 2004-08-28 UTC
The Encyclopedia Britannica (1911) says: 'The chancellor of an order of knighthood discharges notarial duties and keeps the seal.' Sounds good to me! <p>Looks like the dates for Carrera's Chess and The Duke of Rutland's Chess are switched above.

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