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It belongs to categories: Orthodox chess, 
It was last modified on: 2007-07-24
 By Abdul-Rahman  Sibahi. Energizer Chess. Chess on a normal board with an Archbishop and a Chancellor added. (8x8, Cells: 64) [All Comments] [Add Comment or Rating]
Anonymous wrote on 2010-04-25 UTC
I think, any game with 10 files and additional pair of pieces can have such variant (additional pair of pieces can also be placed like cannons in this game: http://www.chessvariants.org/other.dir/aigo-chess.html -here openings will be closer to orthodox chess openings). For example, Omega chess: champions are in these places and wizards are in imiginary citadels. Good for people, who are lazy to draw new boards.

Abdul-Rahman Sibahi wrote on 2007-05-12 UTC
Thanks for the rating. Personally, I am not very satisfied with the starting position. Switching the Queen and the Archbishop, I believe, would make a better game because it balances the Knight-compounds. However, I chose this one because RBQCKABR is basically the Gothic Chess position, which is patented. --- I updated the page to introduce a minor Shuffle variant. This gives a bigger opening book, but doesn't eliminate opening altogether.

David Paulowich wrote on 2007-05-12 UTCGood ★★★★
I have been known to set up my Knights in very strange places. I prefer your smaller game to Eric's Great Chess, which squeezes all the pieces of the historic chess variant Great Chess into a 10x8 board.

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