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One King Shogi. Checkmate the neutral king. (9x9, Cells: 81) [All Comments] [Add Comment or Rating]
George Duke wrote on 2015-09-11 UTCExcellent ★★★★★
Let's guess that Yulia Latynina of Moscow, The Hundred Squares, was not aware of Parton's Neutral King CV when she wrote science fiction 'The Hundred Squares' positing one King by aliens; and their chagrin at Earthlings' two Kings. As Frolov points out probably she would be aware of Shogi and Xiangqi only not CVs.

Under Latynina's spell rather than Parton's, Frolov then among his 60 CVs, second only to Gilman's, adapts unbeknownst year 1953 Neutral King to Shogi, Neutral_King, and creditably Rules do disambiguate the best way in Shogi how One King behaves.

Daniil Frolov wrote on 2014-01-11 UTC
I feel now a little ashamed. I was aware of game with alike idea, invented 60 years ago by classical variantist Parton, but for some reason forgot about it while thinking about this game. And even if i would not be aware of it, i should suppose that game with such idea already exist for a long time.

Anyway, maybe, there are still some points in my proposal. Rules are a slightly different, and, probably, there is some interest in adopting it to Shogi.

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