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Double Eight-directional Knight Shogi. Shogi with Western knights. Promoted knight = gold + Western knight.[All Comments] [Add Comment or Rating]
Lily Dawn wrote on 2017-11-07 UTC

Those knights would maybe end up being the strongest pieces in the game, which is significant because there are two of them. For reference, in crazyhouse, knights are like barely worse than rooks. But I think these knights gain more from promotion than the bishop and rook do.

That's not necessarily a good or bad thing, just something of note!

Aurelian Florea wrote on 2017-11-04 UTC

The 8-way knight seems overpowered for shogi, especially in it's promoted form :)! Although somehow reading this the thought has crossed my mind about a cross-over between cavalier chess and shogi :)!

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