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It was last modified on: 2009-10-26
 By Charles  Gilman. Alternate Promotion Chess. Pieces promoted at one end of the board are promoted further at the other. (8x8, Cells: 64) [All Comments] [Add Comment or Rating]
Charles Gilman wrote on 2009-10-27 UTC
Thanks for pointing that out. I have fixed it.

J Andrew Lipscomb wrote on 2009-10-27 UTC
You have Cardinals promoting to Cardinals...

Charles Gilman wrote on 2008-12-15 UTC
What is meant by 'put nothing' - Knights being unpromotable, Knights and Bishops promoted to the same thing? More detail is needed. Regarding Sultan/Sultaness, how would these be extrapolated to e.g. Queen+Zemel?

John Smith wrote on 2008-12-14 UTC
I would put nothing. Then again, I could put a piece that moves along one diagonal as a Bishop, and complementarily as a Knight, bound to 1/3 of the board, but I think that would be too exotic.

Charles Gilman wrote on 2008-12-14 UTC
Nu, what would you put between Knight and Bishop, given that there has to be something that Knights are promoted on the far rank to that themselves get promoted to Bishops on the home rank? I know that the Gnu is much too strong. The Zebra might work, I suppose.

Claudio Martins Jaguaribe wrote on 2008-12-13 UTC
Charles: Did you ever considered the names Sultan for King+Camel and Sultaness for Queen + Camel? Hugs!

John Smith wrote on 2008-12-13 UTC
Prince > Bishop. 'Nuff said.

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