[ 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 Rose Chess XII. With Nightriders, (Half-)Roses, Spotted Gryphons and War Machines. (12x12, Cells: 144) [All Comments] [Add Comment or Rating]Jörg Knappen wrote on 2021-05-23 UTCAh yes, I see, it is a halfling Rose indeed! H. G. Muller wrote on 2021-05-23 UTC Nice to see the Spotted Gryphon in this diagram, it is another difficult piece to describe! Indeed. Before I had introduced the paretheses notation, it would have been necessary to mention every distance separately, with a large number of intermediate steps. I understood from the article that in this variant the Rose only has 4 steps. Jörg Knappen wrote on 2021-05-23 UTCShouldn't the Rose have the move qN8 (including a zero move if the full circle is available) instead of just qN4? In the starting position after k4-k5 ... it should be possible to play 2. Of2-f6. Nice to see the Spotted Gryphon in this diagram, it is another difficult piece to describe! H. G. Muller wrote on 2021-05-23 UTC satellite=rose files=12 ranks=12 graphicsDir=http://www.chessvariants.com/graphics.dir/alfaeriePNG35/ promoZone=2 maxPromote=1 squareSize=35 graphicsType=png lightShade=#FFFFCF startShade=#70B79F rimColor=#0F1090 coordColor=#EFEF1F borders=0 firstRank=1 useMarkers=1 promoChoice=!P,Q,S,O,H,R,B,W,N pawn::::b4-k4 war machine::WH:scout:d2,i2 knight:N:::d3,i3 bishop::::e3,h3 rook::::c3,j3 nightrider:H:NN::g2 spotted gryphon::Fafspmaf(afpmaf)4F:gryphon:b2,k2 rose:O:qN4:butterfly:f2 queen::::f3 king::KisO2::g3 Rose Chess XII Georg Spengler wrote on 2015-01-04 UTCGood ★★★★Innovative choice of pieces. Theoretically they fit well with each other. But game play turnsout to be rather awkward. 5 comments displayedLater ⇩Reverse Order⇧ EarlierPermalink to the exact comments currently displayed.