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Chess with Cyclical Armies. Whenever a piece moves, it changes to another type of piece of vaguely similar value.[All Comments] [Add Comment or Rating]
Joseph DiMuro wrote on Sat, Aug 3, 2002 10:54 PM UTC:
Let's say you're playing the variant where kings and pawns remain fixed.
Here's my question: can White King and cycling Rook force mate on a lone
Black King?

The classical King and Rook mate won't work; the White Rook must
eventually become a Bede, which allows the Black King to slip by. 

I've been doing a little experimentation with the ZOG file; so far, I
haven't found a way to force mate with that cycling Rook. Does anyone know
if it's possible?

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