The site has moved to a new server, and there are now some issues to fix. Please report anything needing fixing with a comment to the homepage.



The Chess Variant Pages




[ 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
Palace Ninja Guards. A pair of short-range diagonal leapers and four extra squares are added to the standard chessboard and pieces. (8x8, Cells: 68) [All Comments] [Add Comment or Rating]
Charles Daniel wrote on 2007-10-10 UTC
Douglas, 

Since you did the work for that file and are registered here, why don't you add the link here instead?  Let me know if this is possible...

Douglas Silfen wrote on 2007-10-10 UTC
Ok Charles. It is up at zillions if you want to link to it! be well!
-Doug

Douglas S wrote on 2007-10-01 UTC
Ok, Charles, It is submitted. It will be posted there on Saturday, Oct 6, unless you want me to send it to you to post here earlier.

-Doug :)


Douglas S wrote on 2007-10-01 UTC
Rewording helped much! Everything is now fixed and fine here. Will send your nice variants (Kudos to you!) to Zillions-of-games! thanks and be welL!

-Doug


Charles Daniel wrote on 2007-10-01 UTC
The ninja guard cannot move beyond 2 squares and only move diagonally - I think that is clear. 

What you are asking should be possible IF there is no empty square between the friendly piece and enemy piece as in diagram  described by the line:
'It can capture the pawn on b6 by jumping over the knight at c5.'

Are you asking if there is an empty square after the knight on c5 (b6 was empty) if it can capture a piece say on a7? The answer is NO since it can only jump or move 1 or 2 squares diagonally. 


I will reword the description - there seems to be some confusion with it.

Douglas S wrote on 2007-10-01 UTC

Alrighty then! The only question I have then is can the ninja guard jump over a friendly piece and move 2 squares to then capture an enemy piece on the 2nd square past the friendly piece it jumped over?

White NG(JUMPS)>White Bishop----> empty space after Bishop--->space 2(Enemy).

That's all! If that is move is ossible, then i'm already prepared to submit it and will do so if you verify that move!

be well!

-Doug


Charles Daniel wrote on 2007-10-01 UTC
You are free to submit it to zillions. I think the movement should be clear enough from the description.

Douglas S wrote on 2007-09-30 UTC

Charles,

email me at [email protected] if you wish to obtain or check out the zrf I have made for your game.

zrf for zillions-of-games. I would also like to see if I did it correctly and if you want me to submit it to zillions-of-games.

-Doug


8 comments displayed

Later Reverse Order Earlier

Permalink to the exact comments currently displayed.