[ Help | Earliest Comments | Latest Comments ][ List All Subjects of Discussion | Create New Subject of Discussion ][ List Latest Comments Only For Pages | Games | Rated Pages | Rated Games | Subjects of Discussion ]Comments/Ratings for a Single Item Later ⇩Reverse Order⇧ Earlier Limited Doublemove Chess. Several variants on Doublemove Chess. (8x8, Cells: 64) [All Comments] [Add Comment or Rating] Anonymous wrote on Mon, Mar 5, 2012 05:34 PM UTC:Excellent ★★★★★Betza for ever! Jianying Ji wrote on Thu, Feb 27, 2003 05:45 PM UTC:It would be nice if the penalty can be done in a uniform way, however balance is more important, so applying it the first 10 moves is perhaps a good balance between uniformity and balance. gnohmon wrote on Thu, Feb 27, 2003 05:08 AM UTC:'Another way to balance 1 and 1/2 move chess is to have white accumulate at 1.45 moves instead of 1.5 this way after a 20 move game white will be off by exactly 1 move that it is penalized at the start for.' Not quite. 20 times .45 is 9.0, but 19 times .5 is 9.5, thus you penalize White more. Your idea is interesting because it makes a subtle difference in the play of the game, but perhaps the penalty should only apply during the first 10 moves and after that White accumulates at the normal rate. Jianying Ji wrote on Wed, Feb 26, 2003 10:37 PM UTC:Another way to balance 1 and 1/2 move chess is to have white accumulate at 1.45 moves instead of 1.5 this way after a 20 move game white will be off by exactly 1 move that it is penalized at the start for. 4 comments displayedLater ⇩Reverse Order⇧ EarlierPermalink to the exact comments currently displayed.